THE PLANTATION HISTORICAL MUSEUM IS OPEN!
To preserve and present Plantation and south Florida's ongoing historical, educational and cultural resources, focusing on the youth of our community as well as its multi-cultural residents with a museum and diversified outreach programs.
The Board and Committees meet every 3rd Thursday January through December (except July) at the Museum.
All members are welcomed to attend,
January through April
A historical lecture or musical entertainment is held on The 4th Thursday of the month.
All members and the general public are welcomed to attend.
To raise funds for programs, exhibits and general upkeep of the museum, the Society organizes a couple of fundraisers throughout the year:
THE BROWARD COUNTY PLANT AFFAIR
THE ANNUAL FLEA MARKET
Another way the Society raises funds for the Museum is the Gift Shop located within the Museum at its entrance.
Items for kids and adults, and priced very reasonably so everyone can walk out the door with a treat!
Also, a few local Plantation artists have their items for sale such as jewelry, art prints and pottery.
We've heard it many times "The Museum is a hidden gem," but we don't want it to be hidden any longer!
The Society actively participates in many events in Plantation.
From the Independence Day parade, Senior Expo and Halloween Safety fest to other organizations' events such as the Antique Show, to wrapping books at Barnes & Noble, we want to spread the news about the Museum.
The Betty Cobb Scholarship fund was created to honor one of the Society's beloved member, Betty Whatley Cobb who died in 2017.
A $1000 award is given to a graduating student who has volunteered for more than 40 hours at the Plantation Historical Museum.
The first scholarship was given in 2019.
A portion of the funds raised from the Broward County Plant Affair support the scholarship as does general donations from patrons and members.
Plantation Historical Society is a 501(C) (3) non-profit organization.
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