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Become a DBHS Member Today

Using our secure payment system, for as little as $50 a year, you can enjoy the many benefits of being a Delray Beach Historical Society member! JOIN NOW »
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Explore the ESW Archive Learning Center

The Ethel Sterling Williams History Learning Center is open to visitors for history research and to view exhibits. EXPLORE NOW »
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Past and Present

When it was founded in 1964, DBHS set out to collect and preserve the stories, artifacts, and memorabilia from the area’s founding families to provide an authentic record of how we got started and where we are going. READ MORE »

Become a Member or Make a Donation


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  • Or Download our Membership Form!
    Please download, print, and mail the following membership application to Delray Beach Historical Society.

    Download Membership Form


    Membership Benefits

    • Learning about a history steeped in adventure & discovery…
    • Local history research at the Ethel Sterling Williams History Learning Center for history buffs and serious researchers…
    • Tours of the Historical Society grounds…
    • Exhibits and Lectures…
    • Early Invitations to events, lectures and programs…
    • The Pineapple Gift Shop specializing in local history books… discount to members…
    • Invitation to Annual Meeting/coffee…
    • DBHS Newsletter / Email Newsletter…
    • Free admission to the Cason Cottage House Museum …
    • Volunteer opportunities…

    Membership Levels

    $50

    • 5% discount on DBHS gift items and archive orders
    • Free or reduced admission to select society events, lectures/book signings

    $100

    • 10% discount on DBHS gift items and archive orders
    • Free or reduced admission to select society events, lectures/book signings
    • Free admission to select family programming

    $250

    • 15% discount on DBHS gift items and archive orders
    • Exclusive VIP preview of society exhibits and events
    • Free or reduced admission to select society events, lectures/book signings

    $500

    • 15% discount on DBHS gift items and archive orders
    • Free or reduced admission to select society events, lectures/book signings
    • Logo placement on website and on email blasts and recognition at annual meeting
    • Print of Historic Photo of the Year

    $1,000

    • 20% discount on DBHS gift items and archive orders
    • Free or reduced admission to lectures/book signings
    • Choice of any DBHS published book
    • 2 Free tickets to major event
    • (2) Historical Photo Enlargements of your choice
    • Recognition on website and at annual meeting
    • Listing as Benefactor on website and on email blasts

    $2,500

    • 25% discount on DBHS gift items and archive orders
    • Free admission to lectures/book signings
    • Choice of any DBHS published book
    • 4 Free tickets to a major event
    • (4) Historical Photo Printed on canvas enlargements of your choice
    • Recognition on website and at annual meeting
    • Logo placement on website and on email blasts