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North Brevard
Historical Society
& Museum

The old North Brevard Historical Museum logo.

Newly painted museum - February, 2012.

301 South Washington Ave. - Corner of Main St.
P.O. Box 5265, Titusville, FL 32783-5265
(321) 269-3658

Museum Hours:
OPEN: Wed. - Sat.
12:noon – 4:00pm
Free admission
Donations are graciously received.


Tales of Titusville
The History of North Brevard and Titusville

Tuesday, April 16th at 6pm

Tales of Titusville presentation

Titusville Library: Hannemann Room B
FREE. No reservations are required.

North Brevard History

Historical Markers of North Brevard Florida     Historical Markers
History Articles
Michael Knight's Did You Know Facebook Articles

Early History

The Story of the Windover Dig
A History of North Brevard
Historic Resource Study: Canaveral National Seashore
The Evolution of Transportation in Early Indian River County & Titusville, FL.
Ancient Hurricane Legend Believed to Keep Hurricanes at Bay

Early 1800s

The Dummitt Mansion
Edward D. Hopkins, father of Mary Evelina Hopkins, Col. Henry Titus' wife
The Saga of Colonel Henry Theodore Titus
Told by His Youngest Daughter Minnie Titus Ensey to Fedora Ensey Gray of Miami
Indian River Historical Cruise
Story of the Hernandez Trail
Yvonne Thornton's Cape Canaveral Lighthouse pictures
Transportation to and from the Early Indian River Country
LaGrange Church History
Evolution of the City of Titusville
Cape Canaveral Lighthouse
Colonel Thomas H. Dummitt
Captain Douglas D. Dummitt
Dummitt Grove
Fort Ann
How Merritt Island Got Its Name
J. Francis LeBaron Stories about the Haulover Canal
Lost Towns
Shiloh Was A Trade Center
The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse
The First Sheriff of Brevard County
The First Sugar Mill
Thomas Henry Dummitt

Late 1800s

The 1895 Titusville Flowing Salt Well
A History of the Haulover Canal
St Johns to Indian River Canal
Steamboats on the Indian River by Michael Knight
Titusville to Enterprise Railroad History
History of North Brevard Schools
A History of the Negro Schools in Titusville, Florida - 1883-1956
MULLET ROW - The Fishing Industry in Early Titusville, Florida.
Titusville's "Bay of Biscay" - 1885 map
Post Cards from North Brevard's Past
Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
A tour of some historic grave markers in Titusville, Florida
Captain Stephen Bravo Story with Song by Chris Kahl
Clifton Colored School ca: 1890
The Harvard or Canaveral Club - Titusville, Florida
The historic 1891 Pritchard House
The Parrish Family & Nevins Fruit Company
Brevard Sheriffs from 1847 to 1870

Early 1900s

The Cyclone & Hurricane of 1926
Story of the Ellis/Addison Canal
Bob Paty's Historic Photos - B&W
Bob Paty's Historic Photos - color
Franklin D. Roosevelt visits Titusville
The Merrit Island Adventure
This YouTube video is a documentary of the lives of the homesteaders living on Merritt Island.
The Dorr Briggs home with family & friends in 1938
Brigadier General Ellerbe W. Carter: his family & his home
Life along the Indian River Lagoon during the 1950's, 60's & 70's by Laurilee Thompson
Titusville in the Early 50's (aerial photo)
Titusville in the 50's (aerial photo)
The Harry & Harriette Moore Story
1952 NASA & Titusville Beach area maps
1954 Map of Merritt Island NWR (comparison)
1925 Visit to Nevins Fruit Packing House - PDF

Late 1900's

Titusville Gulls Semi-Pro Baseball Team - 1947
JFK's visit to NASA on 11/16/63
A Brief History of Smilin' Jack and EAA Chapter 866
Guide to Historical Landmarks
Bee Head Ranch, Christmas, FL ca: 1993
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic Titusville Walking Tour

21st Century

North Brevard Heritage Foundation
City of Titusville, FL Historic Preservation Board

Related Websites

North Brevard Heritage Foundation
Titusville's historic Pritchard House
Harry T. & Harriette V. Memorial Cultural Center
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum
Fort Christmas
American Space Museum
American Police Hall of Fame
Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science
BCC Planetarium and Observatory
Brevard Heritage Council
Florida Historical Society - Cocoa
Florida Memory Project
Florida History Internet Center
Florida Office of Cultural, Historical and Information Programs
The Florida State Archives

Images of America
North Brevard County
John T. Manning
Robert H. Hudson

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some of the pictures.

Available in the Museum

Originated April 10, 1997