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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...

Museum forced to adapt

Thanks to Jay O’Brien of CBS 12 for shining the light on the Elliott Museum and the challenges we continue to face due to the pandemic.

Auto & Special Events

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!

Stuart Memorial Day Parade

The Elliott Museum was proud to participate in the Stuart Memorial Day Parade.

HSMC supporters win Best of Show

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

Automotive Museum Guide

The Elliott enriches the community through its wide variety of exhibits, collections, classes, and lectures.

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.

Museum forced to adapt

Thanks to Jay O’Brien of CBS 12 for shining the light on the Elliott Museum and the challenges we continue to face due to the pandemic.

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From 1903 - 1906, William Rea worked as Keeper of the House at what is now the House of Refuge Museum at Gilbert's Bar. His wife decorated the house with this unusual wreath. Who knows what it's made of?

Note: Due to renovations, the House of Refuge Museum is currently only open Saturdays 10-4 and Sundays 1-4.
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From 1903 - 1906, William Rea worked as Keeper of the House at what is now the House of Refuge Museum at Gilberts Bar. His wife decorated the house with this unusual wreath. Who knows what its made of?  Note: Due to renovations, the House of Refuge Museum is currently only open Saturdays 10-4 and Sundays 1-4.

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I know people used to use hair so maybe - Hair?

Don't miss the Elliott Museum's temporary exhibit "A Sea Story Girl" featuring work by local artist Jane Baldridge.

(Above: Stuart Beach, 2020, Acrylic on Canvas, 18” x 36”)
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Dont miss the Elliott Museums temporary exhibit A Sea Story Girl featuring work by local artist Jane Baldridge.  (Above: Stuart Beach, 2020, Acrylic on Canvas, 18” x 36”)

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Trivia Time! Which automaker used this Greek myth mascot from 1929 - 1932?

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Give up? This Adonis hood ornament was used by Packard from 1929 - 1932.

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

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