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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.

Winnie Edwards
3 N.E. 1st Street
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561-274-9578
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Dream big this weekend.

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A few spots still open for this amazing SUMMER CAMP in JULY!! Tons of fun, creative activities, arts and crafts, exciting history exploration, games and more - all inside enchanting Cason Cottage!! Call 561.274.9578!

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From the Archive: Jimmy Johnson at Delray Beach. 1940's.

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WHAT IS JUNETEENTH? See this: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/what-is-juneteenth/ Be sure and visit Spady Cultural Heritage Museum's Juneteenth Celebration on June 21! FREE EVENT. 6:30-8pm. Mt. Olive Baptist Church. http://spadymuseum.com/juneteenth-celebration/

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Visit us this summer. ☀️☀️☀️ Summer camps, civic groups, home owner association & group tours welcome! Take an afternoon break from the heat ... grab your business associates & take a tour of Delray history!

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Sign up today! Call: 561.274.9578. Space is limited. 😊

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Great group tour and discussion today with parents and kids ... a fun exploration of new & old technology!

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Fun article about hand-written notes from the FLORIDA WEEKLY featuring the DBHS! https://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/articles/a-hand-written-note-makes-a-message-all-the-more-meaningful/

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The DBHS is looking for vintage typewriters for a special project. Loan them to us temporarily or donate to the archives! Call Kate: 561-274-9578.

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WE HAVE A FUN REQUEST! Our "Summer of Letters" is kicking off! TELL US ABOUT a letter that you cherish or that changed your life ... (“Letter writing is probably the most beautiful manifestation in human relations,” John Graham wrote to his wife Elinor in 1958.

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Sadly, we share the passing of Dr. Fred William Love. A friend of the DBHS, Dr. Love was born in Delray in 1922. His Great Uncle, Reverend John Cason Sr. was a community leader and Methodist minister. He and his wife built and lived in "Cason Cottage" in 1924. Cason Cottage Historic House Museum, on our campus, is devoted to the preservation of Delray Beach History. For more info: https://m.legacy.com/obituaries/palmbeachpost/obituary.aspx?n=fred-love&pid=189212487&referrer=0&preview=false

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A very special opportunity and experience for kids this summer! Call us for info! 561-274-9578!

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