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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Welcome to Indian River County Historical Society

he IRCHS would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.   The Train Station and the Hallstrom will re-open January 3rd after the holidays and hope everyone will plan on visiting us in the new year!!

The Indian River County Historical Society  would like to invite everyone to a fun evening:

     “MURDERERS”

By:  Jeffrey Hatcher

Presented by  special  arrangement with

DRAMATISTS  PLAY  SERVICE, INC.  NEW  YORK

ANTHONY ARUFFO, PAT KROGER, WENDY O’NEIL

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26TH, 2017

SHOW TIME: 7:00 PM

$10.00

WOMAN’S CLUB

1534 21ST ST.

VERO BEACH, FLORIDA

Sponsored by the Indian River County Historical Society

FOR INFORMATION AND TICKETS  -  PLEASE CALL 772-778-3435

The Indian River County Historical Society is also sponsoring the Second Annual Mullet Fish Fry: 

Sponsored by:          The Indian River County Historical Society

                      Saturday, February 4th 2017  (12pm-2pm)

         Working Waterfront, Sebastian, FL

                (Fisherman’s Landings, 1540 Indian River Drive)

                        Ticket cost $10 per person -  available at:

Historical Society Office - Vero Beach Railroad Station, 2336 14th Avenue, downtown Vero Beach

Telephone:  (772) 778-3435

Email:  indianriverhisto@bellsouth.net

Website  http://www.irchistorical.org

 Side dishes: beans, slaw, and cheese grits with a taste of swamp cabbage for $1 extra

                                 (Limited tickets available)

The historical displays and exhibits in Hurricane Harbor, part of Fisherman’s Landings, will be open for tours.  These displays were designed by the Indian River County Historical Society specifically for the City of Sebastian’s Working Waterfront Project to highlight the history of Sebastian and the Indian River Lagoon.       

The Indian River County Historical Society would like to thank everyone who came to the St. Lucia Celebration and Tree Lighting at the Hallstrom Farmstead on Sunday, December 11th.  The event featured tours of the house, music and refreshments.  We would also like to thank everyone for bringing canned goods for the local food bank. 

Please contact us for future events and any questions.  Our phone # is 772-778-3435 or the website is www.irchistorical.org. 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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The INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY would like to announce the upcoming event calendar for 2017.  Please mark your calendars now and plan on joining us for these fun events.  If you have any questions, please do hesitate to contact our office at 772-778-3435 for more information.

EVENT GUIDE 2017

 

"MURDERS" by Jeffrey Hatcher presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. New Yew

January 26th, 2017      Time:  7:00                Admission $10.00 (Call Train Station for tickets 778-3435)

Women's Club - 1534 21st St.       

2nd ANNUAL WORKING WATERFRONT MULLET FRY

February 4th, 2017       Time: 12:00 – 2:00     Admission:  $10.00 plate

Fisherman’s Landing – 1540 Indian River Drive Sebastian

PELICAN ISLAND TOUR                          Call Train Station for details 778-3435

February 25, 2017

PELICAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE FESTIVAL

March 18, 2017           Time 10:00 – 4:00       Admission:  Free

Riverview Park in Sebastian

TEA AT THE HALLSTROM HOUSE

April 22, 2017             Time 2:00 – 3:30         Admission: $15.00 per guest

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW          Traditional Swedish tea & guided tour

AXEL HALLSTROM NAME DAY (Celebration of one of the area’s first citrus grove developers)       

June 16, 2017              Time: 1:00 – 4:00       Admission:  $5.00       

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW          Swedish refreshments & guided tour

 

 

 Florida Heritage Marker Dedication

The Indian River County Historical Society would like to thank everyone for coming out for the Florida Heritage Marker Dedication at City Hall. This dedication commemorates the "Mid-Century Modern" history of the 1st City Hall.

Debbie Mayfield, Representative, District 54 presented the Indian River County Historical Society with "A Tribute" thanking the Board of Directors and volunteers for their contributions in preserving the history of Indian River County and the State of Florida.

Indian River County Historical Society's photo.

          

The Indian River County Historical Society, Inc., established in 1983, is a private, non-profit, 501c3, organized to save, preserve, and restore the historical and environmental resources of Indian River County. In order to accomplish this, the Society works with state and local governments, organizations, foundations, and citizens to raise monies for historical preservation projects and educational programs.

For further information on upcoming events, please call 772-778-3435 and speak to Janice Sellers.   

Membership Information for the Indian River County Historical Society:

The Indian River County Historical Society, Inc. established in 1983, is a private non-profit organization with a simple mission statement - to save, preserve and restore the historical and environmental resources of Indian River County. In order to accomplish this, the Society works with local and state governments, organizations, foundations and citizens to raise monies for historical preservation projects and educational programs.

We would love for you to join us.  Please see memberships fees below:

Individual  --  $25.00                 Bronze  --  $100.00                      Gold  --      $   500.00
Family       --  $35.00                 Silver   --   $250.00                      Platium --  $ 1,000.00 +

If interested in helping us preserve History for future generations to enjoy, please contact our office at 
772-778-3435 or go to the donate icon and indicate which membership applies.  Thank you once again for your support!!!

Volunteers Needed

Do you have 2 hours per week to spend with others sharing your skills to benefit the community through our historical programs?  The properties of the Indian River County Historical Society, Inc. are running in full swing. Our current volunteers are busy manning the phones, giving tours, updating membership lists, preserving documents and photographs, researching and preparing mailings.

We are now accepting applications for Docent Training at the Hallstrom House - volunteer hours (4) four hours a week If interestested, please call:

Janice Sellers
Administrative Assistant
772-778-3435

We would love to add you to our family of volunteers.

 
Indian River County Historical Society Board of Directors
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P.O. Box 2192 • Vero Beach • FL 32961