Preserve Your Heritage. Understanding our past creates a bridge to our future.

Our mission is to preserve the City’s archives and historic sites, to educate the community about Delray’s heritage and to encourage public interest in the historic past of Delray Beach.

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Delray Beach, FL 33444
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How would you change the caption on this famous 1940's cartoon from Herb Roth?

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Adventure starts here ... Join "Florida Bob" today anytime between 1-3 for a trip through Delray history! Exhibits OPEN!

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At first, settler families crossed the canal (Intracoastal Waterway) at Atlantic Avenue on a hand-pulled lighter barge. A bridge was finally built in 1911.

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From the archive... Beachcomber Magazine, 1980's. It's fun looking through the pages of articles and ads!

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Making old things new again... we enjoyed hosting all of our guests at our 2nd Vintage Holiday Craft Workshop last night! May the joy of the season fill your heart and home.

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This is a wonderful tribute to a local treasure, historian, preservationist and former President of the DBHS! We love you Bob!

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The Kentucky House, built in 1920 by Lyter H. Bradshaw. Visit our EXHIBIT: "Sunny Greetings from Delray Beach" and see all the hotels and resorts that changed Delray during the landboom! Thurs-Sat 11-3! Students home for the holidays are free.

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Archivist, Kate Teves ... "Read All About It!"

5 Questions With Archivist, Artist Kate Teves - Delray Newspaper shared a link

Members and students home for the holidays are FREE! Visit our HOLIDAY GIFT NOOK too, for 20% off!

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"Behind the Lines." It was a phenomenal. Thank you Mr. Carroll & thanks to all who attended & shared this wonderful evening with us!

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It's our honor to welcome historian and award winning author, Andrew Carroll to Cason Cottage. He is collecting precious letters from locals to donate to a national archive of war letters at Chapman University, where he is the founding director!

Delray Beach Historical Society is with Porter Beermann and Marisa Herman. shared a photo