The History and Preservation Coalition of Sarasota County, Florida is a coordinating body of public not-for-profit organizations and government agencies in Sarasota County which are committed to historic preservation. We actively preserve the county’s archaeological, architectural, social, and cultural heritage.

Introducing our new logo and tagline…

Together For Our Shared Past
This introduces you to what the History and Preservation Coalition is all about, working together to educate and involve the public in the vast and varied history of Sarasota County through active preservation efforts.


City of Sarasota Historic Preservation, Planning & Development
City of Venice Historic Preservation Board
Discover Greater Sarasota
Englewood Area Historical Museum
Friends of Little Salt Spring
Friends of Sarasota County History Center
Historic Spanish Point
Historical Society of Sarasota County
Lemon Bay Historical Society
Sara DeSoto Chapter of the DAR
Sarasota County Historical Commission
Southwest Historical Organization of Resources and Education
Suncoast Chapter National Railway Historical Society
Time Sifters Archaeology Society
Venice Area Historical Society
Venice Heritage, Inc.
Venice Museum & Archives
Warm Mineral Springs/Little Salt Spring Archaeological Society
Women’s Club of Sarasota, Inc.

Chair: Dr. Frank Cassell
Vice Chair: Betty Nugent
Treasurer: Dorothy Korwek
Secretary: Laura Dean
September, 1 2015 4:00pm
Historic Spanish Point


lord higel porch in processDo you have a relative or friend deserving of special recognition? Would you like to honor them in a meaningful, lasting way while making a significant contribution to the Venice community?With a $500 contribution to Venice Heritage, a teak rocking chair with plaque bearing that special person’s name will be placed on the porch of the historic Lord-Higel House that is currently being restored. Proceeds from this recognition program will support completion of the restoration. Leave a Lasting Legacy