Built in 1902, this Romanesque revival style school building has a rich history, and serves as a focal point for cultural heritage in Central Florida. Visit the Public History Center and begin a journey into our past. Discover what school and home life were like at the turn of the century. There is something of historic interest for all ages!
Visit the Public History Center, located in historic Sanford, Florida. Your journey into the past awaits!
301 W. 7th Street
Sanford, FL 32771
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat
9:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: $5 per person, children 3 and under free
Guided and self-guided tours available
Call 407-936-1679 for more information.
The Public History Center is a unique partnership of Seminole County Public Schools and the University of Central Florida.
Thursday, September 25, 2014; 6:00pm
Saturday, September 27, 2014; 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday, October 10, 2014; 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cassanello Wins Harry and Harriette Moore Award
Robert Cassanello's latest book won the Florida Historical Society's 2014 Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Award. Cassanello's book To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville examines the emergences of Jim Crow segregation and racial discrimination in Jacksonville in the decades following the Civil War. [Read More]
Share your talents, interests, and free time with the community as a Public History Center volunteer! Guide tours, assist with special events, or even develop and preserve exhibits, all as a volunteer. To learn more about exciting volunteer opportunities, click here.
Help make history... support the Public History Center. Donations allow the Public History Center to preserve history and share it with hundreds of visitors each week.