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Weaving Fort Marion into Florida’s Native history

The Museum’s historic collection consists of many types of things, from 19th century newspapers to patchwork clothing, to sculpture and paintings. However, the majority of the objects we care for are photographs. We estimate we have 150,000 photographs that range from the early 20th century to the present day. You’ve no

Mystery portraits highlight fashion and beauty

Here at the Museum we’ve partnered with this newspaper to care for thousands of photographs their hardworking reporters took for the Seminole Tribe of Florida for over 30 years. You can imagine that is a lot of photos. We estimate there are around 30,000! Since they were transferred to the

A glimpse of Florida’s past arrives at the Museum

Every four months, the Museum’s Acquisitions Committee meets to review potential additions to our collection. It’s always a tough choice because resources are limited, but everything we choose to acquire is well thought out, matching the Museum’s mission, and serving the community in the best way possible. We always strive

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