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Auto & Special Events

Seldom Seen Stars exhibit

“Seldom Seen Stars” is a unique collection of cars from the Japanese domestic market. We invite you to come and see these rare vehicles!

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.

Blogs and Views

Supporter spotlight June 2022

One of our loyal supporter is turning 90s! Edithy Marcelli recently visited the museum, plans to celebrate her 90th birthday with us

Congratulations to one of our youthful volunteers

A proud graduate! One of our volunteers, Patrick Crotty, recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in biochemistry.

Baseball and academic winners!

The state championship was scheduled on the same date of their graduation ceremony.

The House of Refuge Update

The House of Refuge remains closed due to extensive renovations that are in progress.

The Prestigious Preservationist of the Year award to Joyce

The Martin County Historic Preservation Board presented the prestigious Preservationist of the Year award to Joyce Fletcher Menard

Our New Collections Manager, Chessy Ricca

Chessy Ricca has agreed to become the HSMC’s new collection manager.

HSMC bids farewell to Linda

The HSMC bids farewell to Linda Geary! When she first came to the HSMC in 2015, she was named the Historic Site Manager at the House of Refuge.

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.

CLASSIC CARS VIDEOS

DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE SO YOU CAN Go Back in time and learn about elegance and muscle cars of those times!

HOUSE OF REFUGE VIDEOS

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FACEBOOK POSTS

More fun from Thursday night's disco event at the Elliott Museum. We've got more themed dance parties coming up, including Motown, Country, Woodstock, and Oktoberfest. Tickets available now, learn more: hsmc-fl.com/special-events/ ... See MoreSee Less

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More fun from Thursday nights disco event at the Elliott Museum. Weve got more themed dance parties coming up, including Motown, Country, Woodstock, and Oktoberfest. Tickets available now, learn more: hsmc-fl.com/special-events/

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Looks like you all had a wonderful time

Pat Hummel, your outfit would have been perfect

Ed Renata Simpson, Ed Simpson

Last night's Disco Party at the Elliott was an absolute blast. We'll share more photos, but for now please enjoy this picture of our President & CEO Rob Steele tearing up the dance floor in his platform shoes. ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago
Last nights Disco Party at the Elliott was an absolute blast. Well share more photos, but for now please enjoy this picture of our President & CEO Rob Steele tearing up the dance floor in his platform shoes.

Comment on Facebook

Sorry we missed it. We’ll be at the next one!

That is exactly the word I used to describe my experience last night. It was an absolute blast and I am so looking forward to the next one!

How were you aware of this event?

Way to go Rob!!!

Great night. Can’t wait for the next one

Love this!!!

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Every Tuesday, 4-7pm the FREE Lew's Crew Crusin' Car Show takes place in the Elliott Museum parking lot. Event attendees can grab a bit at the Philly Down South food truck. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago
Every Tuesday, 4-7pm the FREE Lews Crew Crusin Car Show takes place in the Elliott Museum parking lot. Event attendees can grab a bit at the Philly Down South food truck.

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Marci Palm Stufflet you should check this out while your here.

Mike Rion

Find the perfect gift for your favorite youngster at the Elliott's Emporium Museum Shoppe. No museum admission is required to browse and members save 10%. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago
Find the perfect gift for your favorite youngster at the Elliotts Emporium Museum Shoppe. No museum admission is required to browse and members save 10%.

Congratulations to our volunteer Patrick Crotty on graduating from FAU with a degree in biochemistry! Patrick is pictured here with University President John Kelly, Ph.D., at the FAU Harbor Branch 50th Anniversary celebration. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago
Congratulations to our volunteer Patrick Crotty on graduating from FAU with a degree in biochemistry! Patrick is pictured here with University President John Kelly, Ph.D., at the FAU Harbor Branch 50th Anniversary celebration.

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Congratulations

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