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Unique 1928 Model A Hunting Buggy

The Elliott Museum accepted this unique 1928 Model A hunting buggy from Mr. Boo Lowery. This vehicle belonged to Judge Harry Dyer for many years!    

Colorful Collection of Jeeps

A colorful and unique collection of Jeeps filled the museum’s parking lot on Saturday, August 21.

1931 Ford A 400 Looks Fabulous

The Elliott Museum’s 1931 Ford A 400 has just returned from a four month paint and body restoration. The car looks fabulous!

HSMC supporters win Best of Show

The outcome could not have been better for HSMC Sterling Society Members Charles and Jill Mitchell

The Palm Event

The Elliott Museum was invited to participate in one of the area’s most prestigious car events.

Supporting our local community

The Elliott supported the Willoughby car show with four cars from the museum’s collection.

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Great catch Chessy!

Chessy is a relatively new member of our staff, who first came to the Elliott as a master’s level intern in the Florida Studies program at the University of South Florida.

Art Down the Hall reception

The Elliott Museum recently hosted the Art Down the Hall Exhibit opening reception, where both artists and guests enjoyed an evening of camaraderie and refreshments.

The Annual Volunteer Banquet 2022

The annual volunteer banquet 2022 treated our volunteers to a wonderful dinner from our in-house restaurant, Philly Down South.

Longtime volunteer Richard Hartford

Our longtime volunteer Richard Hartford was representing the House of Refuge at the 80th birthday open house of the Stuart Coast Guard Auxiliary.

St. Paddy’s Day parade appearance

The museum’s 1957 Chevy Bel Air and 1930 Ford Model-A Phaeton police cruiser were both hits at Jensen Beach Chamber’s St. Paddy’s Day Parade.

Elliott Car Gallery — the perfect backdrop

Board members and sponsors of the Education Foundation of Martin County and their spotted friends stopped by the Elliott Car Gallery to promote 101 Reasons to Support Education!

Elliott Museum receives Community Service Award

HIPI President Dottie Lanci presented a Community Service Award to the Elliott Museum, accepted by HSMC President and CEO Rob Steele.

Hope Fest recap

Thanks to these talented artists, Hope Fest brought together and promoted the Elliott Museum, House of Hope, SafeSpace and Tykes & Teens.

Visitors with a connection to Harmon Elliott

“The Elliotts – A Family of Their Time” exhibit, which will remain through September 2022.

Hidden Florida History: The House of Refuge Museum

It is possible that this bit of history isn’t hidden at all. Perhaps many Floridians know all about it. I did not. I had never heard of a House of Refuge. Take a trip back 150 years with me and once you’ve heard the stories, I dare you to say, “History is boring.” On...

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Last month, we celebrated our incredible volunteers at our annual appreciation event. Thank you, volunteers, for everything you do! Do you want to volunteer at the museum? Contact Ales Day, our Director of Visitor Services, to learn about opportunities: aday@hsmc-fl.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Last month, we celebrated our incredible volunteers at our annual appreciation event. Thank you, volunteers, for everything you do! Do you want to volunteer at the museum? Contact Ales Day, our Director of Visitor Services, to learn about opportunities: aday@hsmc-fl.com

Every Tuesday, 4-7pm join us in the Elliott Museum parking lot for Lew's Crew Cruisin' classic car show. Entrance to the event is free and the Philly Down South food truck will be on site. ... See MoreSee Less

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Every Tuesday, 4-7pm join us in the Elliott Museum parking lot for Lews Crew Cruisin classic car show. Entrance to the event is free and the Philly Down South food truck will be on site.

Find the perfect gift at Elliott's Emporium Museum Shoppe, including these earrings and necklace, which feature real butterfly wings. No museum admission required and members save 10%. ... See MoreSee Less

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Find the perfect gift at Elliotts Emporium Museum Shoppe, including these earrings and necklace, which feature real butterfly wings. No museum admission required and members save 10%.

Celebrate your special occasion in one of the Elliott Museum's classic cars. The Mitchell newlyweds enjoyed a bit of their wedding day in our 1941 Lincoln.

To learn more, contact Jim Ferrare at 305-878-7795 or jferrare@hsmc-fl.com.
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Celebrate your special occasion in one of the Elliott Museums classic cars. The Mitchell newlyweds enjoyed a bit of their wedding day in our 1941 Lincoln.  To learn more, contact Jim Ferrare at 305-878-7795 or jferrare@hsmc-fl.com.

This Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 11am-6pm, "The Hut" outside the Elliott Museum will host a barbecue event, complete with a special menu and full bar. Reserve your table: 561-718-9733 ... See MoreSee Less

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This Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 11am-6pm, The Hut outside the Elliott Museum will host a barbecue event, complete with a special menu and full bar. Reserve your table: 561-718-9733

Thursday, May 19, 5-6pm join us at the Elliott Museum for the Preservationist of the Year ceremony honoring Joyce A. Fletcher Menard. Attendees will enjoy refreshments and museum tours. For questions, call Jordan Pastorius: 772-288-5497 ... See MoreSee Less

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Thursday, May 19, 5-6pm join us at the Elliott Museum for the Preservationist of the Year ceremony honoring Joyce A. Fletcher Menard. Attendees will enjoy refreshments and museum tours. For questions, call Jordan Pastorius: 772-288-5497

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Congratulations Joyce! Unfortunately, we will be out of town!

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