Here Come the Brides
May 29 - August 4
Portrait of a Bride: An Evolving Silhouette
Saturday, June 8 at
Something old, something new is coming to Heritage Village. An exhibit of antique wedding gowns dating from the Victorian Era through the 1930s is on display from Wednesday, May 29 to Sunday, August 4. To help promote the exhibit, the program, Portrait of a Bride: An Evolving Silhouette is scheduled for Saturday, June 8 at 1 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Pinellas County Extension Services located at 12520 Ulmerton Rd. in Largo. Limited seating is available - tickets must be purchased before day of program. For more information about this fundraiser for the Pinellas County Historical Society, please call (727) 582-2233. more>
Historical Writing Workshop
July 12, & Sept 13
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Award-Winning Author, Angela T. Pisaturo will continue to conduct Historical Writing Workshops. Each three hour workshop will be unique and cover aspects of writing historical novels, from research to setting the scene, and more. Each workshop will cost $15.00 ($13.00 for PCHS Members). Advance registration is recommended. Call (727) 582-2233 for further information or to register.
Junior Docents Bring History to Life at Heritage Village
Each summer, Pinellas County teens join the volunteer team at Heritage Village. Approved as a Bright Futures Scholarship volunteer location, Heritage Village's Junior Docent Program encourages teens, ages 12 to 17, to learn about local and Florida history by participating in the fun, action-packed Passport Adventures program. Applications are now being accepted. To receive a junior docent volunteer application, email email@example.com or call (727) 582-2125. more >
- “For God and Gold”
May 1 – December 29
This exhibit features Spanish Florida during the exploration and colonization of Florida.
- “Here Come the Brides”
June 5 – September 1
Enjoy an exhibit of antique wedding gowns dating from the Victorian Era through the
Explore our new audio files.
Learn more about the architectural history of our buildings.
Speaking of History Lecture Series
Sunday afternoon local history lecture series sponsored by the Pinellas County Historical Society. Lecture Series Schedule
As part of the 2012 centennial activities, enjoy the Pinellas County Historical Society series of multidisciplinary lectures titled “Pinellas by the Decades - view videos.”
Boat Shop Fund Raising
Cruising into Coastal History
Heritage Village is seeking funds to construct a building patterned after the boat shops in which area boat builders practiced their craft in days gone by. This building will house vintage boats and other materials related to the county’s rich coastal history. Special thanks to our sponsors.
Archives & Library
Heritage Village has evolved into Pinellas County's principal resource center for the collection, conservation, and study of the history of Pinellas County. more>
| Ongoing Exhibits
Step out of the heat and enjoy the cool exhibits on display in the museum galleries! more>