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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

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HOUSE OF REFUGE VIDEOS

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FACEBOOK POSTS

Seven wonderful volunteers donated their sewing talents to hem the curtains for the “Lightness in Being” exhibit. Thank you, Debbie Banta, Lois Olivari, Carolyn Michaud, Kathy Sisk, Nancy Kleiner, Jo Lynn Lowanse, and Jean Fitzgerald! ... See MoreSee Less

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Seven wonderful volunteers donated their sewing talents to hem the curtains for the “Lightness in Being” exhibit. Thank you, Debbie Banta, Lois Olivari, Carolyn Michaud, Kathy Sisk, Nancy Kleiner, Jo Lynn Lowanse, and Jean Fitzgerald!

Thursday, August 18, country music recording artist Shannen Carroll from Ireland, will perform live at the Elliott Museum's Downright Country dance party! Check her out on Spotify: spoti.fi/3JqqEgO

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Thursday, August 18, country music recording artist Shannen Carroll from Ireland, will perform live at the Elliott Museums Downright Country dance party! Check her out on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3JqqEgO  RSVP: facebook.com/events/399275635604667

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We've added the 1914 Detroit Electric Car and 1912 Ford Model T Speedster to the Elliott Museum lobby. Thanks to our car curator Jim Ferrare, volunteer and board member Joe Vicini, and volunteers Russ Olsen and Bill Yunger for getting these beauties in place. ... See MoreSee Less

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Weve added the 1914 Detroit Electric Car and 1912 Ford Model T Speedster to the Elliott Museum lobby. Thanks to our car curator Jim Ferrare, volunteer and board member Joe Vicini, and volunteers Russ Olsen and Bill Yunger for getting these beauties in place.

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The guys do a great job!

What great cars

We had so much fun at last night's watch party for the latest episode of Expedition Unknown, which features Elliott Museum. You can watch it now on Discovery Go and Discovery+ or rent it on Amazon, Google Play, and iTunes. ... See MoreSee Less

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We had so much fun at last nights watch party for the latest episode of Expedition Unknown, which features Elliott Museum. You can watch it now on Discovery Go and Discovery+ or rent it on Amazon, Google Play, and iTunes.

Comment on Facebook

The watch party was great! I am definitely going to watch it again...

Last night, the Elliott Museum's Ashley Gang exhibit was featured in the latest episode of Expedition Unknown! You can watch it now on Discovery Go or Discovery+ or rent it on Amazon, Google Play, or iTunes. ... See MoreSee Less

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Watched it, enjoyed it, taped it. 👍

The show was fabulous - very interesting! Thank you for hosting the watch party - we had a lot of fun 🙂

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