Our partners in presenting and preserving the history of the area in and around Sarasota County, including Manatee County, Bradenton, and the Manatee River country and other parts of Florida.

Businesses and individuals who have helped The Historical Society again and again. Our thanks to these benefactors!

  • The Broadway Bar Restaurant Besides being the oldest bar in Sarasota, The Broadway also maintains and uses the herb garden on our grounds, which you can see from our Gift Shop.
  • Blue Line Graphics is most gracious with their help and financial assistance to both the Society and its art students… in addition to bringing their food truck to many of our gatherings. It’s a company of many talents!
  • Neil Bass, Mr. Sandless We count on Mr. Sandless to keep the wooden floors in the Crocker Church and the Bidwell-Wood House looking as good as they did 110+ years ago.
  • Ruck Brothers Brick Ruck Brothers has been so generous with donating and installing our brick pathways.