Upcoming Programs and Events

The Month of May is Martin County Historic Preservation month. 

Here is the online link to view the schedule of events (dates-times-places) all month.  You can also call the Museum daily 10 am to 3 pm for details.


Local Stuart Hero -- in sports and military.  Forest K. 'Fergie' Ferguson Jr. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his valor on D-Day, June 1944.


MARK your Calendar -- Noon - Memorial Day - Monday, May 25, 2015.

After the Memorial Day Parade along East Ocean Blvd and the gathering of veterans and others at Memorial Park in the morning, there will be a special dedication ceremony at Noon marking the naming of the large Bandstand (gazebo) next to the Courthouse Cultural Center in honor of Forest K. 'Fergie' Ferguson Jr.  A bronze plaque will also be unveiled in his honor.  The book written by Bob D'Angelo on the life and times of Fergie Ferguson will be available after the dedication at the bandstand, being signed by the author.  The book will also be sold at the Stuart Heritage Museum.

The Museum will be closed for Memorial Day, May 25th. 

Only a few of the book "History of Hobe Sound - A Glimpse into the Past" by Paula MacArthur Cooper are now available at the Museum gift shop.  There are many vintage photos in the book of this community at the south end of Martin County.  

NOW at the Museum is the book (in paperback) of the History of the Stuart Woman's Club.  It is 300 pages of information and photos not just of this club, which started in Stuart in 1913, but of Stuart itself over the decades.  The author is Reba Shepard.  Get your copy now.  

They Have Arrived!!  Limited Number Available.

The 2014 Ornament done by the Stuart Kiwanis Club and is available now at Stuart Heritage Museum. The theme is the 40th Anniversary of  Stuart's 'Save Our Beaches' campaign in 1974.  

Stop by the Museum from 10 am to 3 pm, Monday - Sunday to purchased this fine ornament - a collector's keepsake.

Cost is $25 plus sales tax. All proceeds benefit Stuart Kiwanis programs for local children and the non-profit Stuart Heritage Museum.

Many new items in the Museum gift shop:  Mugs, framed drawing, key rings, jewelry, paperweights, pens, flashlights, etc.  Have some of the past annual Kiwanis ornaments available.  Arrived is the book on the railroads (FEC) in Florida, titled "Speedway to Sunshine":

Check out the newest Facebook Page title:      Captain Henry Sewall's Home

It was created and updated by Sandra Thurlow.

Tour the Capt. Sewall house at Indian Riverside Park, along Indian River Drive.  

See the house noon to 1 pm every Wednesday, then a powerpoint presentation

at 1 pm by Sandy Thurlow on the home's history.