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Partner Links

One goal of the Manatee County Historical Commission is to provide a connection to historic preservation and history education throughout Manatee County. Here you will find links to organizations with similar goals and interests.

Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller, Historical Resources Department

Palmetto Historical Park

Manatee County Agricultural Museum

Manatee County Historical Records Library

Florida Maritime Museum

Manatee County History Fair

Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources

Realize Bradenton

South Florida Museum

Manatee County Historical Society

Anna Maria Island Historical Society

Braden River Historical Society

Cortez Village Historical Society

The Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage – F.I.S.H.

Gamble Plantation Historic Park

De Soto National Memorial

Hernando DeSoto Historical Society

Osceola Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution

Manatee Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution

Saramana Chapter, Florida Society Sons of the American Revolution

Judah P. Benjamin Chapter – United Daughters of the Confederacy

Florida Humanities Council

Florida Railroad Museum

Manatee Genealogical Society

Gamble Plantation Preservation Alliance

Reflections of Manatee

Manatee County Library – Historic Images Digital Collection

Village Hours:

Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm
2nd & 4th Saturdays each month, 9:00am – 4:00pm

There are no Saturday openings in November due to holiday weekends. We will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 through Sunday Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving.

Saturday openings in December are: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9am-4pm. 

Manatee Village will be open Saturday, Dec. 15 from 11am-4pm for an Old Florida Christmas, but this is a ticketed event costing $5.

We will be closed Saturday, December 22 through Tuesday, December 25 for the winter holidays.

We will be closed January 1 for New Year's Day.

Phone: (941) 749-7165

E-mail addresses are public records under Florida law and are not exempt from public-records requirements. If you do not want your e-mail address to be subject to being released pursuant to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact by phone at the phone numbers above, or contact us in writing, via the United States Postal Service, at this address- Manatee County Historical Commission 1404 Manatee Ave. E, Bradenton, Fl 34208.

Location Map:



1404 Manatee Avenue East 
(SR 64)
Bradenton, FL. 34208



Village Hours

Monday – Friday and 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month

9:00am – 4:00pm

Closed holidays and their corresponding weekends.