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Titusville Florida's Sesquicentennial

The City of Titusville, Florida
150th Anniversary Celebration
March 19-26, 2017

Founded in 1867 and named
Titusville after Confederate
Col. Henry Theodore Titus,
our great city has come a long
ways these past 150 years!

For More Info Contact
Cathy Musselman,
GTR Executive Director
2323 S. Washington Ave., Suite 102
Titusville, FL 32780


Sunday, March 26, 2017  Noon to 4:00 PM

      This is a Birthday Party celebrating 150 years of the Founding of the City of Titusville.  We welcome vendors to join us in this celebration at Sand Point Park on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from Noon to 4:00 p.m.
      The event will feature fun for the whole family with games, entertainment, food and recognizing our Pioneer Families. And of course, a Birthday Cake!
      Reserve your spot now!  Complete the application and return to us no later than January 30, 2017.

Wanted: Descendants of Titusville Pioneers

If your ancestor lived in the Titusville area (Titusville, Mims, Scottsmoor, etc) prior to 1900, the Titusville 150th Anniversary Committee wants you. Please click here for information.

The Many Faces of Preservation Conference
April 28 - 30, 2017
Titusville, Florida

A Melding And Meeting Of Like Minds Involved In The Professions
Of Historic Preservation & Restoration, Historic Home Ownership
And Museum Management

Mayor Walt Johnson & Cathy Musselman opening the Centennial Time Capsule

Titusville Sesquicentennial Kick-Off at the
Downtown Street Party
January 13, 2017

Titusville Mayor Walt Johnson & Cathy Musselman of The Greater Titusville Renaissance presented the contents of the Centennial Time Capsule.

The contents can be viewed at the North Brevard Historical Museum.

November 18, 2016

We will kick off the new year at the Downtown Titusville Friday Night Live event, January 13, 2017. Mayor Walt Johnson will give a proclamation announcing the sesquicentennial and will open the time capsule that was filled 50 years ago. Also in January, an Anniversary Tree will be planted at the Pritchard House.

A week long celebration will begin Sunday, March 19th with a VIP Party at the historic Pritchard House. During the week there will be historical lectures and presentations, downtown walking tours, plays, family fun run, bicycle events, a parade and will culminate on Sunday, March 26th with a good old fashion community picnic at Sand Point Park with food, fun, entertainment and games.

At the Christmas Tree Lighting, we will refill the time capsule with items recommended by the community and placed back on its shelf at City Hall.

We invite community organizations and businesses to do their own celebrations throughout the year. List your events with GTR and you can use the official anniversary logo and we will help promote your event.

April 13, 2016

City of Titusville: 150th Anniversary Announcement

The City of Titusville will hit a significant milestone in 2017: the 150th Anniversary of its founding!

The City, the Greater Titusville Renaissance and a group of community citizens are currently coordinating activities to celebrate this commemorative event. We will kick off the celebration on Friday, January 13, 2017 during the Downtown Friday night street party. The Mayor of the City of Titusville will give a proclamation and open the Time Capsule that was filled 50 years ago.

After the opening of the capsule in January, we plan to hold a contest for the community to make suggestions as to what should go back in the time capsule to be opened in another 50 years. At the July 4th Celebration, we plan to announce the winning items that will go into the time capsule, fill and close the capsule.

The main anniversary celebration will be March 19-26 featuring a week-long of historical events, parades, garden parties, lectures, theatrical shows, 5k run and end with an olde fashioned family picnic at Sandpoint Park.

During the year, we would like to invite organizations throughout the Titusville community to organize your own 150th Anniversary event. You will have the opportunity to use the official 150th Anniversary Logo. Your event may be promoted in area listings, and anniversary promotions and advertising throughout 2017.

Some suggestions are: Antique Car Show, Fashion Show Luncheon featuring styles of the times, Bicycle events, Strolls over the Bridge, Ice Cream Socials, Dog Show & Parade, Fishing Tournaments, Sailing events, Kayaking events and much more! For not-for-profits, what a great idea to use the anniversary theme for your fundraising events.

If you would like to participate or need more information, please contact Cathy Musselman at 321-607-6512 /

We look forward to having you join us in the grand celebration of our beautiful City of Titusville!

The Titusville 150th Anniversary Celebration Team's announcement April 13, 2016

The 150th Anniversary Celebration is presented by
the City of Titusville, Greater Titusville Renaissance, Historic Pritchard House, North Brevard Historical Museum, Harry T. and Harriett V. Moore Cultural Center, North Brevard Heritage Foundation, Historic Downtown Titusville Merchants Association, and the Florida Historical Society. For more information call 321-607-6512 or email

Want to see what we did 50 years ago?
Titusville, Florida Centennial — 1867-1967
Historical Booklet and Program
Countdown In History

Click to see the 1967 Centennial Celebration booklet.
Click to see booklet.