243 S. Lake Ave., Groveland, FL
Mailing address: P.O. Box 761, Groveland, FL 34736
Every SATURDAY 11-1 PM
and by special arrangement.
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Groveland Historical Society
Marie Padgett, President
Connie Fleetwood, Vice President
Mary Helen Myers, Recording Secretary
Julie Law. Corresponding Secretary
Howard King, Treasurer
Vernell Lee, Director
James Smith, Director
Kemp Smith, Director
Evelyn Wilson, Director
The museum has signed copies of Images of America: Groveland available. These make perfect gifts for anyone who ever lived in Groveland or enjoys history. We also have received requests from local nursing homes, if you would like don purchase a book to donate.
Visit the museum or CLICK HERE to order online.
GROVELAND SPORTS HISTORY
The museum recently hosted a panel of former Groveland athletes in a fascinating discussion that recalled championships, coaches and bonding.
Thanks to the following guests who participated: Jeff Boswell, Clinton Lowe, Tony Turner, Chris (adopted brother of Jeff Demps and former youth athlete under Pop Warner Coach Tony Turner).
CIVIL WAR VIDEOS
Thanks to Kemp Smith and Howard King who gave amazing presentations on different aspects of the Civil War that had Groveland connections.
Come to the museum to see the whole show!
Here are a few excerpts:
RARE SHAW BUCK MEMORABILIA ON DISPLAY
Hall-of-Fame coach's New York Yankees jersey and University of Florida letter sweater on display at the museum. Thanks goes to Buck's grandson who donated the items and to Marie Padgett who got them professionally framed.
Fourth of July Activities at the Museum
12:00-1:00 Most Patriotic Dress Contest
Puryear Building - Cash prizes will be awarded in several different categories. To pre-register please call Marie Padgett @ 352-429-2945.
1:00-2:00 "Decades of Music"
Puryear Building- On stage at least two different genres of live American Music will be presented.
Em-cees: Wally and Mary Helen Myers
For more information please call 352-429-4514
SATURDAY DOCENTS ARE NEEDED
The museum is in need of Saturday docents to help between the the hours of 11 AM - 1PM. More members are desired in the Groveland Historical Society to help carry on the work of keeping Groveland's history alive.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Connie Fleetwood, email@example.com
Below is a photo of a special presentation at the museum put together by Marie Padgett in recognition of the Class of '66.
Groveland Area Legends
Sisters and authors Doris Bloodsworth and Connie Fleetwood, who helped co-found the Groveland Historical Society, have published a new book entitled Ledgendary Locals of Lake County.
The book contains stories and photos of more than 200 people -- some well known and some unsung heroes -- who have made significant contributions to Lake County.
The new book has some new photos of people who were not included in Bloodsworth's previous pictorial history book of Groveland.
Proceeds from the sale benefit the Groveland Historical Society.
To find out more about the book or purchase it online, CLICK HERE.
Marilyn Gammon Smith's 1962 Prom Gown
GHS School Model and South Wall Display Area
GHS Trophy Room
If you would like to arrange a visit for your class reunion, summer children's program or any other group event, email firstname.lastname@example.org