Flagler County Historical Society
The Flagler County Historical Society is headquartered both in the 1918 Holden House Museum and History Annex Research Library right next door. The Holden House is period furnished and tells the story of life in Bunnell at the beginning of the 20th century. The History Annex holds hundreds of artifacts and collections including:
- 1918-1980 Flagler News Tribunes
- 1912-1918 Bunnell Home Builder
- 1769-2000 Area Maps
- Hundreds of Local Photographs
- Over 6,000 Indexed Obituaries
- Inventoried FL & GA Cemeteries
- Individual Files on Local Families
We are a licensed FamilySearch genealogy facility for all of your family tree research needs! Schedule an appointment with a professional genealogist to help you get underway or, to help you uncover family history.
As a FCHS member, visit these local supporters for a discount:
50% off Admission
9600 N. Oceanshore Blvd
10% off Admission &
1 Free Festival Ticket
4700 Old Kings Rd. N.
15% off Breakfast and Lunch
604 E. Moody Blvd, #6
20% off Admission and
20 Aviles St., St. Augustine
10% off Breakfast and Lunch Membership Benefits
4490 US-1, #101, Bunnell
10% off regular priced hair and/or esthetician services
121 Flagler Plaza Drive
*Discount not applicable to any special price reductions
On behalf of our Officers and Board, we thank you for your support and partnership. Flagler County has a history rich in trials, tribulations, victories, and successes. I encourage you to become a student of history. The lessons and patterns of the past will help to enrich your present-day life and it will give you foresight into the future.
We have a tremendous amount of resources to help you on your journey to learn about Flagler County, its surrounding areas, and your own personal lineage. The Holden House Museum is open weekly to give you a sense of local life in 1918. It’s Sunroom Theater and Gift Shop affords you opportunities to watch local history documentaries and interviews of notable Flagler County residents – many of whom have helped to shape local, state, and national events.
Our greatest asset is our people!Ed Siarkowicz
The History Annex Research Room, located behind the Holden House Museum, is chock full of photographs, maps, books, files, county records, and artifacts. Open weekly and by appointment, these special collections are available to help you with your personal research goals.
Our greatest asset is our people! Our historians are one-of-a-kind and love to teach what they have learned. Our genealogists can assist you in starting a personal history study or show you ways around research speed bumps and obstacles. Our preservationists can help you save that sentimental item or give you advice on restoring or marking a historic home.
Then there’s you, who we look forward to getting to know better. You have your own story to tell and your own lessons to teach. I encourage you to become an active member and join us in our quest to teach our youth and their families!