SEV Historical Society annual picnic on May 15 in New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Museum / Headline Surfer®NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Southeast Volusia Historical Society annual picnic and Board of Directors installation will take place 5 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the New Smyrna Boat and Ski Club located on the North Causeway. Members are asked to bring a covered dish.

A sign-up sheet is located in the volunteer Information Binder at the front desk under the events tab at the New Smyrna Mudseum of History, 120 Sams Ave., said Robert Redd, executive director. The historical society will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks, Redd added.

A sign-up sheet is located in the volunteer Information Binder at the front desk under the events tab at the New Smyrna Museum of History, 120 Sams Ave., said Robert Redd, executive director. The historical society will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks, Redd added.

 

For more information, please call the SEV historical society at 386-478-0052.

Did You Know?

New Smyrna MuseumPhotos for Headline Surfer® / The New Smyrna Museum, 210 Sams Ave., off of Canal Street, features an exhibit for Andrew Turnbull, one of the city's founders.
 
The focal point of the New Smyrna Museum is an exhibit devoted to the founders of New Smyrna, an intrepid group of indentured Mediterranean colonists, under the leadership of Scottish physician and diplomat Dr. Andrew Turnbull.
In addition to the New Smyrna Settlement Exhibit, there is an Interior Gallery which gives chronological overview of area history, starting with pre-historic Florida and continuing through eleven distinct periods Upstairs at the museum is a special exhibit of early St John's pottery, projectile points, and other artifacts collected by the late Zelia Wilson Sweett, a noted local historian.
The Sheldon Research Library contains documents, books, periodicals, maps and photographs relating to the history of New Smyrna Beach. The Library is open Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
 
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