Learn about local history at the Stuart Heritage Museum
Stuart, Fl- Enjoy the holidays and learn about local history at the same time. This Saturday, December 14th, the Stuart Heritage Museum is having their Holiday Open House and will be offering three special 90 minute guided tours of historic places, locations, homes and buildings in downtown Stuart while riding in a large city tram. The tours start at 10am, 11:30am, and 1:30pm. No tickets are needed, but donations to the Museum to cover the tram costs are always welcomed. Space is limited, and you must sign up before December 14th. To register, call the Museum or stop by to sign up in person.
he Stuart Heritage Museum at 161 Southwest Flagler Avenue in Stuart, Florida, is a local history museum located in an historic 2-story frame building built in 1901 by George W. Parks. Parks used the first floor of the building for his Geo. W. Parks Grocery and General Merchandise Store and second floor for his home. In 1913, the building became the Stuart Mercantile Company and in the 1960s after a series of uses, it became the Stuart Feed Store. In 1989, the Stuart Feed Store was listed in A Guide to Florida’s Historic Architecture.
The museum houses over 10,000 artifacts from the 1880s to the 1950s.
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