The old Post Office is today The New Smyrna Museum of History
This stop highlights a building that was constructed as an office complex and US Post in 1926 which today houses the New Smyrna Museum of History. The Southeast Volusia Historical Society, a private non-profit, operates the museum which highlights the rich history of the Southeast Volusia county area. Originally founded in 1768 by Dr. Andrew Turnbull, his settlement, Smyrnea’ or New Smyrna, lasted only nine years. The center of the museum houses an award winning display dedicated to this British Colonial era settlement. The museum also features a timeline of local area history and an archive dedicated to the history of surfing on the East Coast of Florida. Also housed within the museum are the Sheldon Research Library and the Grange / Moore Archaeology Research Center a working archaeology lab and repository of archaeological artifacts for Volusia County . The Museum is located at 120 Sams Ave., New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32168, and is an admission by donation facility.
Visit the Museum’s Website at WWW.NSBHistory.org.