Welcome

Thank you for visiting the website for the Charlotte County Florida Historical Society and the Charlotte County Historical Center Society.  Our mission is to research, preserve, publish and present the rich and diverse history of Charlotte County, Florida. While we presently do not have a physical history center and public museum, we keep our history alive in a multitude of free public programs that bring our history to life throughout the year. Join us for our FREE FALL LECTURE SERIES

Free Lecture series

CELEBRATING THE 19TH AMENDMENT

Centennial for the Women's Right to Vote 1920-2020

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Starting in January, the Charlotte County Florida Historical Society will honor women in our history.

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2020 Honoring Three Great Florida Women

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Charlotte County historian and author Ted Ehmann will shares the lives in words and images of three of Florida's Most inspiring women.

Aunt Polly Parker, Eugenie Clarke, Zora Neal Hurston

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All strong women in a state that refused to endorse the 19th Amendment, their legacies live on.

Wintergarden Presbyterian Church, Port Charlotte

19th amendment exhibit field trip 2/14/20

Download January 23, 2020 Flyer

HERITAGE TOURS OF OLD FLORIDA FOR SALE

We Support the Military Heritage Museum

The Military Heritage Museum in Punta Gorda is a local treasure. Please show your support for the museum and programs

We Support Historic Spanish Point

Historic Spanish Point is located in neighboring Osprey, Sarasota County, Florida. All the prehistoric, as well as the historic periods in our region are beautifully preserved. Our history comes alive ever

We Support the Englewood & Lemon Bay Societies

Englewood and Lemon Bay have a shared history with Charlotte County, growing up together as we have. We support the many historical preservation groups there, and invite you to visit their historic si