North Brevard Historical Museum

North Brevard Historical MuseumTake a step back in time when entering the North Brevard Historical Museum. The museum celebrating its 25th anniversary located on 301 South Washington Avenue in Titusville.

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Col. Henry Titus founded Titusville in the late 1860s. A replica of a living room and dining room depict early life in Titusville. A settee given to his daughter Minnie as well as photos and a secretary desk from that era. In the dining room, a Willow Pattern laid out on the dining room table and other china displayed in the China Closet.

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James Pritchard an early settler owned a hardware store, founded the Indian River State Bank and built the first electric plant. Items from the hardware store, the electric plant and a safe from the bank exhibited.

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Glass cases full of memorabilia from WWI and WII featured. A WWII era Japanese Carbine Rifle and a book of military propaganda posters on display. Native American Indian Pottery Shards and a complete story of Chief Osceola, a Seminole Indian chief.

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PICT2145A fire destroyed the building at 301 and 303 South Washington Avenue. Walk along the avenue and read the plaques on the building that give an in depth history of the area. Entrance to the museum is free but donations are accepted. A Historical Walking Homes Tour offered the first Saturday in December. Call the number on the website for details.

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