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Welcome to the Groveland Florida Historical Museum

 

 GHS OFFICERS 2020

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MARIE PADGETT, VICE PRESIDENT 

HOWARD KING, TREASURER

CONNIE FLEETWOOD, SECRETARY

MARY HELEN MYERS, PRESIDENT

VERNELL LEE, BOARD MEMBER

DINA SWEATT, CHAIRMAN OF REFRESHMENT COMMITTE

 

 

OUR NEW SCHOOL DISPLAY SECTION

 

SPORT'S TROPHIES DISPLAY SECTION

 

THANKS TO MARY HELEN MYERS FOR ALL OF OUR NEW DISPLAY AREA'S. 

WE INVITE ALL OF OUR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS TO THE REOPENING OF OUR MUSEUM DURING OUR REGULAR VISITING HOURS, SATURDAY'S 11:00AM TO 1:00PM.  THERE WILL BE HEALTH SAFEGUARDS IN PLACE SUCH AS LIMITING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ALLOWED IN AT ONE TIME, PROVIDING FACE MASKS, HAND SANITIZING, AND TEMPERATURE CHECK. 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING ALL OF OUR NEW AND OLD FRIENDS.

 

 

 

 

Available at the museum the book "Images of America-Groveland" by Doris Bloodsworth.

 

Doris Bloodsworth won the Writer of the Year Award for her pictorial history of Groveland titled Images of America: Groveland.

This is the only comprehensive, published history of the city. Proceeds help fund the Groveland Historical Museum. 

 >> CLICK HERE to order.

 

L.Day Edge Collection

HUGE thanks to Rex Day Winn, grandson of L.Day Edge, who allowed the Groveland Historical Museum to duplicate rare photos and memorabilia from his grandfather's collection.

L. Day Edge was Groveland's first mayor and the youngest Florida Speaker of the House among many achievements.

Sen. L. Day Edge (4th from left) watches then Gov. Sen. Cary Hardee sign legislation creating Union County. This photo is part of a rare collectibn of photos and memorabilia available for viewing at the Groveland Historical Museum>>CLICK to find out more.

   

Thanks to Kemp Smith for the donation of
a flat screen TV!


Come see our video archives listed below.
Or >> CLICK HERE to order your own copies to view at home!

ORAL HISTORIES
Julian Rowe, Vera Sloan Boyett, Ray Robbins.

ATHLETIC EVENTS
Compilation of 1966-68 Athletic Banquets

FOOTBALL GAMES
1964 Groveland vs Clermont
1964 Groveland vs Umatilla
1970 Groveland vs Clermont
1972 Groveland JV vs Clermont
1973-74 Groveland vs Eustis
Late 70s Groveland vs Eustis
1979-80 Groveland vs Dunnellon State Championship
1980 Groveland vs Wildwood
Azalea Bowl 1967

COMMUNITY EVENTS
Edge Memorial United Methodist Church compilation from 1959-1975 

MUSEUM EVENTS
Souper Bowl Saturday 2009

  GHS ALUMNI CLASS REUNIONS

CLASS OF 1956, MARCH 18, 2005

 

 The Giving Tree honors our donors.

The orange tree is symbolic of Groveland's past. Museum donors have oranges with their names, or the names of their company, class or loved ones, on the tree along with each year they donated.

The museum is a 501(c)(3) charity and depends solely on the contributions of our supporters.

$15 = single membership
$25 = family membership
Additional $30 = laminated donor orange.

Mail contributions to:

Groveland HIstorical Society
P.O. Box 761
Groveland, FL 34736

Questions?
grovelandhistory@gmail.com
   

 Frequently Asked Questions

Location
Upcoming events
How to donate memorabilia
How to make a financial donation
How to contact the museum staff
How to volunteer

  

 

Member of the Lake County Historical Society

Member of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce

 

The Groveland Historical Museum is a joint project of the City of Groveland and the Groveland Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that depends upon your tax-deductible donations.   


What does your donation buy?
$30 = commemorative orange on our donor tree
$60 = pay for restoration of a class photo
$100 = mount approximately 20 photos

Mail your tax-deductible donation to:

Groveland Historical Society
P.O. Box 761
Groveland, FL 34736


Thank you for stopping by!

 

 


 

The Groveland Historical Museum is operated by a partnership of the City of Groveland and the Groveland Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency.

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