The Holden House Museum and Annex are
THE FLAGLER COUNTY HISTORICAL
The headquarters of the FCHS is the Holden House, 204 Moody Boulevard and its Annex in Bunnell, Florida.
The FCHS was chartered as a Florida non-profit corporation on October 25, 1983, and is a 501 ( c ) 3 tax-exempt organization. A Board of Directors is elected annually in January and usually meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month. Quarterly membership meetings are held at various locations in Flagler County. History lovers are invited to join by paying $15 for an individual membership, $25 for a family, $50 for a business/corporate membership.
The Holden House and History Annex are
located across from the old Court House in Bunnell Florida
History News Issue 2 Our current status and hopes in the time of COVID-19
Congratulations to 2020 officers Ed Siarkowicz President, Jan Reeger Vice
President, Theresa Owens Secretary, and Linda Jarosz Treasurer and Board of
Directors Prunie Rodgers, Jan Reeger, James Fiske, Claudia Malo, Rob Creal,
Diane Marquis, Thea Mathen, Linda Jarosz, Theresa Owens, Fran Anderson, Bill
Ryan, Susan Baird, Ashley Gonzalez, Dale Allen, Tonya Gordon..
Family stories needed! Has your family a connect to the
1916 Seventh Day Adventist Church in Bunnell or its work in Espanola?
Revolutionary War Sawmill
and history preservation - talk Ed
Items of note:
The 1917 Alice Scott Abbott Seventh Day Adventist Church approved for
Alice Scott Abbott Church study by American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Volunteer Report by Debra Veenema, Volunteer Coordinator
The Espanola Schoolhouse, at
98 Knox Jones Ave., Bunnell was added to the National Register of Historic
Places on July 22, 2020 It operated from 1950 to 1957 as an elementary school
and from 1958 to 1970 as an independent kindergarten. It was restored in 2001
by Rev. Frank Giddens, Queenie Jackson and community leaders. History researcher
Randy Jaye reported that this makes the 12th Flagler County property
to be listed which include: Bulow Plantation Ruins (1970), Bunnell [Coquina]
City Hall, Bunnell Water Tower (2019), Cherokee Grove (1997), Dixie
Highway-Hastings, Espanola and Bunnell road (2005), Holden House (2018), Mala
Compra Plantation Archeological Site (2004), Marine Studios (1986), Old Bunnell
State Bank Building (1992), Vocational Agriculture Building (2007) and
Washington Oaks Historic District (2009).
Bunnell High School and Flagler Palm Coast High School yearbooks from 1950 to 1987 from Sisco Deen collection. Scanned in as pdf files.
Bunnell Home Builder December 1918 and 6 volumes.
Bunnell Development Company Papers and Manuscripts
Flagler Historic Sites now on National Register by Randy Jaye
NOTICE: Historic County Bus
Tours normally held third Tuesday of each month
Flagler Television or video presentations - entertaining Flagler video
The Flagler County Historical Society hopes to produce an on-line show Flagler County Time Traveler, which will appear on U Tube or similar video channels. The "roving reporter" styled show will feature history facilities, sites, collections, events, and interviews and will both serve as a teaching tool to bring history's lessons to modern day living and a means to develop Flagler County history tourism. Here are links to productions of the past about remarkable Flagler County.
Heritage Cross Roads - Miles of History
Heritage Crossroads was the first Florida Heritage recognized site.
Florida - Bulow Plantation
Lewis and Clark follow the Old Brick Road with Bill Ryan - First Coast News Jacksonville
U Tube Videos of Flagler County - history videos of Florida. Flagler Time Traveler films
Images of America Flagler County - Sisco Deen and the Flagler County Historical Society. New illustrated book by Sisco Deen celebrates the history of Flagler County. Now available. For more information contact [email protected]
Flagler County, Florida: A Centennial History by Randy Jaye features an American county’s 100 year journey from a sparsely populated, rural, agricultural, timbering and non-developed coastal area to recently becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.
Journey into History
Flagler County Florida by Bill Ryan Touring the historic sites
of Flagler County and including
P.O. Box 87