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Plantation Historical Society

Since 1974, the Plantation Historical Society has dedicated its time and resources to preserving the City’s history.  The group has educated and enlightened residents and visitors from around the world about our history and those who have worked to make Plantation, “Your Place in the Sun.”  We are always searching for dedicated individuals to be part of this exciting journey of studying the past and documenting the present for future generations.


NEW EXHIBIT:

Pirates: Treasure, Terror and Tall Tales
June 4, 2016 – October 22, 2016
Calendar of Events for Pirates: Treasure, Terror and Tall Tales


 

MEETINGS & EVENTS:  ALL EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

GENERAL MEETING:
Speaker: Margaret Weller “Lady Gold Diver”
Thursday September 22nd 2016 6:30pm
The long-time treasure hunter has been salvaging Spanish galleons off the coast of Florida since the 1970s. She will share her amazing experience working as a treasure seeker and a few of her many interesting and funny stories related to her career salvaging sunken treasure.

Margaret Weller Flyer

 

BCAS WORKSHOP
Saturday October 15th 10am-12noon
Broward County Archaeological Society and the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History come together at Plantation Historical Museum for a Hands-on Workshop of documenting, sorting and preserving artifacts excavated from an actual Broward County archaeological site.

 

GENERAL MEETING:
Speaker: Robert DePalma, Paleontologist
Thursday October 20th 2016 6:30pm
The Boca Raton native will share his experiences travelling all over the world searching and collecting the remains of dinosaurs. One of his finds, a triceratops skeleton, is currently on display at the Museum. He has been featured on the National Geographic Channel’s Dino Death Match.
Robert DePalma Flyer

 

EVENT:
Broward County Plant Affair at Plantation Heritage Park*
Saturday October 22nd 2016 9am-5pm
Sunday October 23rd 9am-4pm
This bi-annual event features local plant vendors & Master Gardeners.
*Park Admission $1.50 per person

 

EVENT:
Annual Firefighters’ BBQ at Pine Island Park
Sunday November 6th 2016 12noon – 5pm
The Plantation Historical Society will be supporting our City’s Volunteer Fire Association for their 60th Annual Barbeque.
We will have past commemorative Fire and other City landmark ornaments for sale.

 


Membership Information

Membership application

Annual individual membership $15
Annual family membership $25
Lifetime individual member $150
Lifetime family membership $200
Annual business sponsor $50
Life business sponsor $500

 

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