Englewood Area Historical Museum 

Using the Power of History to Transform Lives

New Hours, New Exhibits!
 Friday - Sunday.....1:00 - 4:00 PM

1394 Old Englewood Rd. Englewood, FL 34223


Special Event: A Visit from Bertha Palmer!
Tuesday, March 28 at 1pm at the Museum

Our Current Exhibits:

"VIETNAM WAR 50th ANNIVERSARY Commemoration" 

 Your Historical Museum has designated April: "VIETNAM WAR 50th ANNIVERSARY Commemorative month." 

**Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2nd: the festivities begin** 

**Speak with Vietnam Veterans on weekends, 1:00 – 4:00 PM each Friday – Sunday throughout April** 

**Artifacts and memorabilia on display honoring those who served our country** 

**March 31 - April 2: Free photo for Veterans taken with 50th Commemorative Flag**

For more information: Contact Col. Jack McDermott, U.S. Army (Ret.) 941-460-8796 or [email protected]

 or call the Museum: 941-208-5942

"Ranches to Houses"

--Learn about the Vanderbilt's "2V" Ranch where Rotonda is today

--Read about socialite Mrs. Potter Palmer and her Palmer Ranch 

--Who was Edward Vose Babcock?

--Which ranch is now being developed as the West Villages community?

--Discover how the cattle business referred to as "Cow Hunting" developed in Florida

"Olde Englewood"

--View a wonderful collection of historic Englewood photos 

--See Queen Anne Furnishings from Lois Bartlett Tracy's "Artists Acres" Homestead

--Browse our Pioneer Craft Store


1394 Old Englewood Rd. Englewood, FL 34223


Hours of Operation:

Beginning March 10, 2017:

Friday - Sunday

1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

*Weekday Tours Available by Appointment.

Contact us for a scheduled tour.

1394 Old Englewood Rd. Englewood, FL 34223

Have any items relevant to our theme that you would like to have featured in our Museum? 

Feel free to contact us to make arrangements for your artifacts and/or photographs to be examined. 

We are always seeking input from the Englewood area community to assist with telling our story and preserving our history!