Welcome to the Polk County Historical Association

Our Mission

The Polk County Historical Association records and preserves, collects and arranges historical items, material and data, including (and without limitation); books, diaries, pamphlets, maps, pictures, family histories, census records, heirlooms and other objects, narratives of early pioneers, their permits, privations and achievements, materials relative to its soldiers, schools, churches and all citizens, illustrative of and relating to the history of Imperial Polk County.

Polk County Historical Association Board of Directors

David Brewer, President
Richard A. Fifer, Vice President
Roderick D. Hudnell, Treasurer
Lois Sherrouse-Murphy, Secretary
LuAnn Mims, Editor, Polk Proud History
Mel Sellers , Past President
C. Wayne Guest
S. L. Frisbie IV
John Keating
Lyonal B.Lindsay, Jr.
Souri Vongvirat
Donald H. Wilson
Myrtice Young

Directors Emeritus
Ray Albritton
William Lloyd Harris
Edward E. Etheredge, M.D.

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Feb, April, July & September on 2nd Tuesdays @ 4:00 Pm at the Polk County History Center, 100 East Main St, Bartow, FL

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