Upcoming Programs and Events

Museum Open Daily from 10 am to 3 pm.  


Beginning Aug. 22 and running to Sept 13 in connection with Stuart Heritage showing the movie "Little Laura and Big John" on Sept. 8th --- The Elliott Museum on Hutchinson Island will feature on display two of the vintage cars used in 1969 in making the movie.  Go see the movie prop cars and go the Lyric to see the movie.

Tickets (only a few remaining)  are on Sale at the Lyric Theatre for the premiere showing at the Lyric of the 1969 movie "Little Laura and Big John" (loosely based on the notorious Ashley Gang). It will be shown one night only, Tuesday evening on Sept. 8th beginning at 7 pm. Go the the Lyric Theatre site for details on tickets.  http://www.lyrictheatre.com/show/8044-little-laura-big-john
The screenplay writer, director and editor -- Luke Moberly is providing the Museum with additional behind the scenes information about making the movie. The lead female star - Karen Black (plays Laura Upthegrove) had just finished a minor part in the movie 'Easy Rider' when she came to Stuart.  A special six-page souvenir program is NOW available for sale ($1.00 each) at the Museum and the night of the performance. Plus get a raffle ticket ($1.00) now at the Museum for a chance to win your own professional DVD copy of the the movie.  Raffle ticket drawn at the Lyric on Sept. 8th after 7 pm.



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.

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.

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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.


JUST ARRIVED -- 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 just arrived is the book by Rick Crary "A Treasure We Call Home".



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":



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It was created and updated by Sandra Thurlow.