ABOUT THE MUSEUM
The Lake Mary Historical Museum exists to preserve and promote the history of the city and the surrounding area. Efforts to maintain and enhance the museum are accomplished by members of the Lake Mary Historical Society and other volunteers.
The museum building was built in 1926 by Frank Evans to
serve as a community center and provide offices for the Lake Mary Chamber of
Commerce. The building was used as Lake Mary's City Hall after
the city was incorporated in 1973, a function which it fulfilled until 1990 when the current City
Hall was completed.
The vision for the Lake Mary Historical Museum is to have it serve as a focal point for cultural activities and events that will bring the community together and promote and preserve the history of Lake Mary for present and future generations. A project was started in late 2006 to increase community awareness of the City's rich history and has so far resulted in the establishment of a new business plan, a monthly schedule of exhibits and events, the launching of this website, and a number of other related initiatives.