The Historic Preservation Board was established for the purposes of recommending the designation of historically significant structures and archaeologically significant sites to the City Commission.Read More "CITY OF SARASOTA HISTORIC PRESERVATION, PLANNING, AND DEVELOPMENT"
The City of Venice Historic Preservation Board recommends the designation of historic districts, identifies and recommends designation of historic landmarks and archaeologically significant sites, identifies and nominates eligible properties to the National Register of Historic Places and assists Planning Commission in administration of the historic preservation element in the city's comprehensive plan.Read More "CITY OF VENICE HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD"
Its primary goals are to promote the use and enjoyment of the SCHR facilities and services, further efforts to assemble historical exhibits, preserve a constantly growing collection of artifacts and materials from our past, promote research based on the heritage of Sarasota County, actively direct activities that will develop funding for the facilities, and to design and implement policies and procedures to ensure its vision in perpetuity.Read More "FRIENDS OF SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORY CENTER"
In 1985, the Lemon Bay Historical Society was officially incorporated as a non-profit organization whose mission was “for the specific purposes of perpetuating the legacy of the past [and] honoring the pioneer settlers of the Lemon Bay area.”Read More "LEMON BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY"
The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation, Inc., a non-profit, publicly-supported organization's mission is to "preserve and enhance our historic places."Read More "SARASOTA ALLIANCE FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION"
The Sarasota County Historic Preservation Board is comprised of practicing or retired professionals in the fields of anthropology, real estate, history, conservation, architecture, historic preservation, land use planning, landscape architecture, general contracting and/or professional engineering with a demonstrated interest in historic preservation.Read More "SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD"
This board advises the County Commission regarding the acceptance of grants and donations; the marking of historic sites with County historical markers; the History Center annual budget; and historical material and data.Read More "SARASOTA COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION"
This group's mission includes; preserving railroad history and promoting interest in all forms of rail transportation, exchanging information about rail transportation past, present and future, and contributing to preservation of rail-related artifacts.Read More "SUNCOAST CHAPTER NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY"
The mission of the Venice Museum & Archives (VMA) is to collect and preserve historical and archaeological material relating to Venice and the communities of Nokomis, Laurel and Osprey, whose histories have all been interwoven from 1867 to the present time.Read More "VENICE MUSEUM & ARCHIVES"