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HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MARTIN COUNTY

THE PARENT ORGANIZATION

of the Elliott Museum and House of Refuge Museum.

Showcasing A Wide Variety Of Exhibits

 The Historical Society of Martin County is the parent organization of the Elliott Museum and House of Refuge Museum. As the Elliott Museum wows guests with its renowned car and baseball collections, the House of Refuge showcases what life was like for the Keeper and his family in turn-of-the-century Florida. Both museums showcase a wide variety of exhibits, collections, and lectures, all designed to serve the interests of people who live in and visit Florida’s Treasure Coast.

OUR PRESIDENT

Robert Steele

President & CEO

  • Historical Society of Martin County
  • Elliott Museum
  • Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge Museum

Bringing fresh and new ideas to the society!

825 NE Ocean Blvd., Stuart FL 34996
P: 772-225-1961 X 109
E: rsteele@hsmc-fl.com

OUR STAFF

Amie Smith

Director of Visitor Services

(772) 225-1961 Ext. 102

Amie’s EMAIL

MJ Parker

Visitors Services Assistant

(772) 225-1961 Ext. 100

MJ’s EMAIL

Debra Banta

Special Events & Rentals Coordinator

(772) 225-1961 Ext. 124

Debra’s EMAIL

Linda Geary

HSMC Curator

(772) 225-1961 Ext. 103

Linda’s EMAIL

John Giltinan

Car Curator

(772) 225-1961 Ext. 111

John’s EMAIL

Don Gilbert

Car Curator

(772) 225-1961 Ext. 111

Don’s EMAIL

Michael Phillips

Keeper of the House

(772) 225-1875

Michael’s EMAIL

Brian Jackson

Assistant Keeper of the House

(772) 225-1875

Brian’s EMAIL

Vikki Tobiasz

Financial Manager

(772) 225-1961 Ext. 106

Vikki’s EMAIL

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & STAFF

Board of Directors

Officers

Michele Reilly
Chairperson

Rick Zurich
Vice-Chair

Rachelle (Rocky) Grady
Secretary

Sheila Schneider
Treasurer

Aaron Wojcieszak
Immediate Past Chairman

Directors

Sharyon Daigneau

Debra Duvall

Peter Freudenberg

Fernando Giachino, P.A.

Joan Murphy

Joe Vicini

CONTACT US

(772) 225-1961

Rob Steele – Ext. 109
President & CEO

Debra Banta – Ext. 124
Special Events & Rentals Coordinator

Jillian Brehne – Ext. 100
Visitors Services Assistant

Jim Butterworth – Ext. 101
Facilities & Security Manager

Linda Geary – Ext 103
HSMC Curator

Don Gilbert – Ext. 111
Car Curator

John Giltinan – Ext. 111
Car Curator

MJ Parker – Ext. 100
Visitors Services Assistant

Amie Smith – Ext. 102
Director of Visitor Services

Vikki Tobiasz – Ext. 106
Financial Manager

LaVaine Wrigley – Ext. 108
Collections Manager

CONTACT US

(772) 225-1875

Michael Phillips
Keeper of the House

Brian Jackson
Assistant Keeper of the House

Lynn Dimon
House of Refuge Rentals Coordinator

Barbara DeWhirst
Visitors Services Assistant

OUR MUSEUMS

The Elliott Museum

Enriches the community through its wide variety of exhibits, collections, and lectures, all designed to serve the interests of the people who live in and visit the Treasure Coast.

You will enjoy our significant collection of classic cars, trucks, bicycles, and boats; baseball memorabilia; local history; Americana; a variety of art; a tribute to actress Frances Langford; and even a Foucault Pendulum.

 

The House Of Refuge

Step back in time to the turn of the century with a visit to the House of Refuge Museum at Gilbert’s Bar. Built as one of ten along the east coast of Florida, it is the oldest structure in Martin County and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974 and is the only remaining House of Refuge.

 

 

PURCHASE TICKETS TODAY!

Purchase your tickets to the Elliott Museum, House of Refuge Museum, or a Combo package!

HSMC is proud to have two Blue Star Museums!

And admission is always free to Veterans and Military personnel.

Call us for any questions at 772.225.1961


Elliott Museum
Regular Admission


House of Refuge Museum Regular Admission


Elliott Museum & House of Refuge Combo Admission

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Historical Society of Martin County

The Historical Society of Martin County is the parent organization of the Elliott Museum and House of Refuge Museum. As the Elliott Museum wows guests with its renowned car and baseball collections, the House of Refuge showcases what life was like for the Keeper and his family in turn-of-the-century Florida. Both museums showcase a wide variety of exhibits, collections, and lectures, all designed to serve the interests of people who live in and visit Florida’s Treasure Coast.

The Historical Society of Martin County is the parent organization of the Elliott Museum and House of Refuge Museum.