Events

The Gulfport Historical Society preserves and celebrates Gulfport culture and history through exhibits and programs that educate and inspire the community and visiting public.

Save the date for Founder’s Day: A Celebration of Gulfport

Introducing the first annual… 
Gulfport Founder’s Day:
A Celebration of Gulfport 
October 14
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

followed by 

Gulfport Under the Stars

Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres & dancing on the lawn

7:30 p.m.

Watch this space for more information!

Want to get involved? Want your organization involved?

Please call Karean Dorn at 727-744-1900

By |August 13th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Save the date for Founder’s Day: A Celebration of Gulfport

A porch party with Bill Belleville

Please join us for our August porch party: Getting to Know Florida’s Engaging “Water World” — from the Inside Out with author, documentarian and environmentalist Bill Belleville.

Bill’s written several books: River of Lakes, Salvaging the Real Florida and, most recently, The Peace of Blue. He’s an engaging writer who brings Florida’s watery world to life with his […]

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Porch parties at the Gulfport History Museum

Every month the Gulfport Historical Party hosts a porch party. Some months we have speakers, some months we have our “So You Think You Know Gulfport” trivia show, and some months we may do something else entirely.

Past speakers have included historians, local authors, genealogists and storytellers. We try and make each porch party different so […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Porch parties at the Gulfport History Museum

Lynn Waddell’s Fringe Florida porch party

Please join us for our July 21 porch party, featuring Lynn Waddell, author of Fringe Florida. She’ll discuss Florida’s kookier places and people, from furries to UFOologists (is too a thing!) and will happily sign books and answer questions. Fringe Florida available at the Museum. Lynn has chronicled a collection of odd bits of Florida […]

By |June 24th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Lynn Waddell’s Fringe Florida porch party

Volunteer Party/Training on August 22

We have some great things down the road – now’s your chance to get involved! As a thank you, we’re throwing you a party.
Calling all volunteers!
Past, present, and future volunteers – this is for you
On Saturday, August 22, we’ll host a coffee and cake type reception for anyone interested in volunteering at the Gulfport Historical […]

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