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"Preserving your history everyday!"

The Halifax Historical Museum

& The VMA Are Throwing a Party.

"Meet the Founders!"

Featuring our current exhibit

"We Made It Here!"

(We Ain't Just a Beach!)

Wine, Beer, Cold Drinks and Light Fare

To be served!

Wednesday ~ August 27, 2014


5:30 pm to 7:30 pm




Your $20 contribution will benefit the


Halifax Historical Museum & VMA!

PLEASE call for reservations: 386-255-6976
Bring your family & friends!


Current Exhibit  

WE MADE IT HERE!
"We ain't just a beach!" 



The history of manufacturing
in
Halifax Country!

What we have and do produce. . . . . .
You'd be surprised!
Exhibit Opens:
July 22, 2014 - November 15, 2014



This exhibit is sponsored by
Volusia County Cultural Council
& the State of Florida Department of Cultural Affairs 



COME SEE US! 
We look forward to seeing you
in the museum.

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We are grateful for their support.
 
Museum Hours:
Tuesday ~ Friday:  10:30 am ~ 4:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am ~ 4:00 pm

$5 Adults, $1 Children 12 & under!
Thursdays - Admission is by donation.
Saturdays - Adults $5 - Children 12 & under are free!



Parking in the Palmetto Avenue Parking lot.
The museum is wheelchair accessible.
CALL 386-255-6976 FOR INFORMATION
 
About us!
Welcome to the
1910 Merchants Bank Building that houses the
Halifax Historical Museum.
 Our museum displays artifacts
dating back to 2,500 to 5,000 B.C.E.
Our movie, "Daytona Beach Memories",
 covers 130,000 years of our local history.
We are the best deal in town.
$5 adults & $1 children 12 and under
for an hour and a half of total fun!

The museum's permanent exhibit
 presents the history of the greater
Daytona Beach area
 known as Halifax Country
with artifacts dating from 5,000 B.C.E.
  • The local Native Americans, the Timucuans 
  • The Spanish and British colonial eras
  • Early pioneer families
  • Beach/road  auto racing
  • World War I & II
  • Vintage toys & clothing for children in Grandma's Attic
  • A  20 minutes movie is shown continuously throughout the day Covering 130,000 years of local history!
The Museum offers a research facility with old city directories and documents as well as an extensive photographic and postcard collection.

Housed in the former 1910 Merchants Bank building, the two-story interior walls are graced with hand-painted murals depicting area scenes, and highlighted by Beaux Arts styling of stained glass windows and lighting.



































































 
















 
  





















































 




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