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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 »

Delray Beach Historical Society Happenings!


The 3rd ANNUAL HALLOWEEN FALL FEST!

Friday, October 16th – 6pm – 8:30pm

“THE GHOSTS OF DELRAY RETURN…. FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY!”

ASC_2917Our famous Haunted House plus two movies: “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown & a feature-length, spooky family film, Gourmet Popcorn Bar, Vintage Family Photos, Pioneers Come to Life…. at our Ghostly History Exhibit, Vintage Family Photos, Food & Beverage, Bake Sale        FREE TO THE COMMUNITY; DONATIONS ENCOURAGED TO HELP FUND OUR PROGRAMMING

 

 

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“NOSTALGIC DELRAY”

Exploring iconic Delray Beach through art!

The DBHS is partnering with the Plein Air Painting Society of Palm Beach for a fascinating exhibit exploring the unique history and the nostalgic essence of what makes Delray Beach unique. Starting in September, you will see easels set up throughout Delray Beach outside some of our most iconic and treasured homes, cottages, buildings, landmarks and locations.

70 one-of-a-kind, nostalgic Delray paintings will be displayed at the Society Campus and a few satellite locations.

November Preview Party details and ticket sales will be announced soon!                                              Check back or call 561-274-9678

TOUR CASON COTTAGE HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM!

Learn about life in Delray Beach as the pioneers lived it.

Open through October by reservation. Please call 561.274.9578.

Senior Centers and Groups are welcome!

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$5 entry for docent-guided tour!

AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE OF DELRAY BEACH:

A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY

Extended through September!

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Please call to reserve a tour time. 561.274.9578. Groups are welcome!