TOGETHER FOR OUR SHARED PAST

TOGETHER FOR OUR SHARED PAST

Founded in the early 2000s, the History & Preservation Coalition is a group of non-profit organizations and government agencies in Sarasota County which are committed to historic preservation and education.

HPCsc

• Encourages preservation initiatives by member organizations.
• Informs the public of preservation activities.
• Exchanges information regarding programs.
• Promotes public awareness of Sarasota County’s historical and archaeological resources.
• Develops programs to showcase the value of preserving our area’s heritage.

MEETINGS

Coalition Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month (September-June, excluding January) at 4:00pm at Historic Spanish Point. Each member organization is expected to send a representative to the meetings and provide updates on their programs and activities. Dues are to be paid yearly in order to maintain voting rights. The public is welcome to observe, but space is limited. 

GET INVOLVED

Sarasota County turns 100 in 2021!

HPCsc is measuring the health of historic preservation in Sarasota County in preparation for the centennial. We are creating a comprehensive list to know who is preserving and telling our history. Please help us by completing

THIS SURVEY.

MEET THE MEMBERS

Members of the History & Preservation Coalition of Sarasota County actively preserve the county’s archaeological, architectural, social, and cultural heritage.
CITY OF SARASOTA HISTORIC PRESERVATION, PLANNING, AND DEVELOPMENT
HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD SUMMARY Courtesy of the City Auditor and Clerk The Historic Preservation Board was established for the purposes of recommending the designation of...
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CITY OF VENICE HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD
Courtesy of Venicegov.com The City of Venice Historic Preservation Board recommends the designation of historic districts, identifies and recommends designation of historic landmarks and archaeologically...
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ENGLEWOOD MUSEUM
In 1909 Jesse “Pat” Lampp married Edith Mae Anger, a daughter of another early Englewood family. They had four children at the Perry Street house:...
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FRIENDS OF ENGLEWOOD ARCHIVES
Courtesy of friendsofea.org Built in 2013 as part of the renovation of the Englewood Branch of the Charlotte County Library, the Archives for Englewood, Florida...
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FRIENDS OF LITTLE SALT SPRING
Courtesy of friendsoflittlesaltspring.com The Friends of Little Salt Spring Inc. recognize the cultural and natural significance of Little Salt Spring and see the outstanding potential of...
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FRIENDS OF SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORY CENTER
Courtesy of foschc.org Formed in 2005 in order to develop and promote historical exhibits and educational programs, the Friends of the Sarasota County History Center...
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HISTORIC SPANISH POINT
  Courtesy of historicspanishpoint.org Historic Spanish Point is a 33 acre archaeological, historical, and environmental museum park located on Little Sarasota Bay. It is open...
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HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY
  Courtesy of hsosc.com The Mission of the Historical Society of Sarasota County is to foster public awareness of the rich historical heritage of Sarasota...
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LEMON BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Courtesy of lemonbayhistory.com The Society grew out of a Pioneer Days Celebration on September 4, 1983 honoring Englewood’s first newspaper editor, Josephine Cortes, author of...
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SARA DE SOTO CHAPTER DAR
Courtesy of sarasotadar.org The timeless mission of the DAR is to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. This provides an incredibly wide range of opportunities...
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SARASOTA ALLIANCE FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation, Inc., a non-profit, publicly-supported 501(c)(3) organization's mission is to "preserve and enhance our historic places." It was incorporated in...
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SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD
The Sarasota County Historic Preservation Board is comprised of practicing or retired professionals in the fields of anthropology, real estate, history, conservation, architecture, historic preservation, land...
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SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION
Courtesy of scgov.net In 1958, the Sarasota Board of Commissioners established the Sarasota Historical Commission. The commission is an advisory board of fifteen volunteers with...
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SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORICAL RESOURCES
Historical Resources collects information and artifacts related to the history of the county from prehistoric times to the present. These collections are stored in the center's...
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SUNCOAST CHAPTER NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
  Courtesy of suncoastnrhs.com This group's mission includes; preserving railroad history and promoting interest in all forms of rail transportation, exchanging information about rail transportation...
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TIME SIFTERS ARCHAEOLOGY SOCIETY
Courtesy of timesifters.org Time Sifters is a non-profit association of over 100 professional and amateur archaeologists and interested citizens, dedicated to discovering and preserving our...
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VENICE AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Courtesy of veniceareahistoricalsociety.org  The Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS) was founded in 1991 as the Venice Historic Preservation League, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, in order...
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VENICE HERITAGE INC
Venice Heritage Inc. (VHI) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the Venice area’s rich cultural heritage, including the surrounding communities of Osprey,...
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VENICE MUSEUM & ARCHIVES
Courtesy of venicemuseum.org The mission of the Venice Museum & Archives (VMA) is to collect and preserve historical and archaeological material relating to Venice and...
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WMS/LSS ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
  The Warm Mineral Springs-Little Salt Spring Archaeological Society is a chapter of the Florida Anthropological Society and represents Sarasota County and Charlotte County. The WMS/LSS...
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