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Museum Open Daily from 10 am to 3 pm. 

The basement at the Museum with a large selection of artifacts is open to tour:  all day every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and the afternoons on every Wednesday. 

Special Guest Speaker

The new year will continue with programs on families that helped shape Stuart's history. On Tuesday evening February 9, 2016 at 7 pm at the Flagler Place, 201 SW Flagler Ave. will be an evening featuring the Holloway family, with the presenter being Betty Holloway. The program is free and open to the public.

ANNOUNCEMENT: New 8 episode series American Lawmen will launch on Wed., Feb.17th at 10 pm ET on the American Heroes Channel (AHC). Each show is one hour. On Florida's Comcast XFINITY it is channel 112. Dish Network TV is channel 195 & HD 292. Directv channel 287 & HD 285. At&T U-verse channel 259 & HD 1260.  A different true story of lawmen and the outlaws they chased is featured in each episode.  The Feb. 17th premiere is about the celebrated private investigator Allan Pinkerton who is hired to protect a strategic railroad from attack, but as his investigation unfolds he uncovers a hidden conspiracy to assassinate President Lincoln.  Most exciting will be the Wed. March 9th episode about Martin Co. / Stuart's notorious Ashley Gang, being chased by Sheriff George Baker, and then his son, Sheriff Bob Baker -- a True Blood Feud. During the broadcast of March 9th, will be Martin County's former long-term sheriff, Bob Crowder and historian Alice L. Luckhardt of the Stuart Heritage Museum, each providing some insight to those life and times of the 1910s into the 1920s.


Saturday, Feb. 27th will be the first annual Sage Awards at the Kane Center in Stuart.  Four of the nominees are associated with the Stuart Heritage Museum and being honored as outstanding seniors who still give back to the community. They are Toley Engebretsen, Janet 'Beanie' Ricou, Mabel Witham and Curt Whiticar. Thank each one for their service.

Several of the James Hutchinson set of four prints of Seminole Chiefs are still available at the Museum - cost $200 for the 4-piece set. Get yours while they are still available. 


They Have Just Been Found!!  Limited Number Available.

EXCITING NEWS -- just discovered, hidden away are several brand new previous Kiwanis ornaments. They are now only available at the Stuart Heritage Museum on Flagler Ave.
CHECK which ones you need - ONLY a few Remain.

Here is the list and their year: 1998 - Stuart Feed Store, 2000 - 75th Martin Co. Anniversary, 2002 - County Courthouse, 2004 - Jensen Beach Arch, 2009 - County Fair, 2012 - Palm City Post Office, 2013 - Veterans Memorial Bridge, 2013 - Stuart's 100th Anniversary, 2014 - Save Our Beaches and of course the newest arrival 2015 ornament of the Kiwanis Park at Woodlawn.


As of August 10th, 2015 the City of Stuart's Centennial Time Capsule is on permanent display at the Museum.  It is sealed and will not be opened for nearly 100 years.  

The new book "No Fear - Life and Times of Fergie Ferguson" is available at the Museum Gift Shop.  Come see the special bronze duplicate plaque honoring Fergie, now an exhibit in the Museum.

The Author is Robert D'Angelo.

Exclusive in the Museum is the 2015 Kiwanis Ornament. This is of the Kiwanis Park at Woodlawn, now a barrier-free playground, located along Colorado Ave. The wonderful 3D ornament is $25 each, plus sales tax.

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.  Also is the book by Rick Crary "A Treasure We Call Home".  

Many new items in the Museum gift shop:  Mugs, shirts, caps, framed drawings, 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":