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Become a DBHS Member Today

Using our secure payment system, for as little as $60 a year, you can enjoy the many benefits of being a Delray Beach Historical Society member! JOIN NOW »
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Explore the ESW Archive Learning Center

The Ethel Sterling Williams History Learning Center is open to visitors for history research and to view exhibits. EXPLORE NOW »
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Past and Present

When it was founded in 1964, DBHS set out to collect and preserve the stories, artifacts, and memorabilia from the area’s founding families to provide an authentic record of how we got started and where we are going. READ MORE »

Our Location, Hours and Contact Options

The Delray Beach Historical Society campus is located at the corner of North Swinton Avenue and NE 1st Street. Our campus includes three buildings:


The 1926 Florida Bungalow
DBHS Mailing Address:
3 Northeast 1st Street
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Phone: 561.274.9578
E-mail: info@delraybeachhistory.orgExecutive Director: 

Archives and research: 

Ethel Sterling Williams History Learning Center & Archives
111 North Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Hours: Tuesday OR Friday, 10am – 4pm
For research requests and image orders,
please email or call for an appointment 561.274.9578.
Cason Cottage Historic House 
5 Northeast First Street
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Our event, meeting, workshop, class, summer camp and lecture space.
Call 561.274.9578 to learn more about Cason Cottage.