Walton County Heritage Association
Museum & Genealogy Society

Preserving the History and Heritage of Walton County, Florida

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The former L&N Train Depot
is home to the museum.

The City of DeFuniak Springs restored the Depot in 2002.

Walton County Museum Open
Tuesday - Saturday 1 to 4 pm.

"Finding Gold as a Beginning Researcher".


Guest Speaker - AuthorRosemary Pendery

Rosemary Pendery is an American author who lives in DeFuniak Springs. Over the years her short stories, poems and articles have appeared in news journals including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The International Christian Science Monitor and the DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze. Her first book was published by William Morrow in 1971 and was a New York Times Most Notable book.

After her talk, you may purchase her books which are also available on Amazon.com.

After moving to DeFuniak Springs in 1971, she became a visiting chaplain for Eglin Federal Prison. In 1982 she was invited to minister to inmates at both Walton and Santa Rosa Maximum Security Prisons. Today she also works with service personnel at both Eglin and Hurlburt Fields, churches and youth groups and others as an ordained minister.

Calendar of Events 2018

For more information link to event. Link here for the City of DeFuniak Springs Events Calendar

VFW Fish Fry
May 18
11 am - -
DeFuniak Springs. Chipley Park. Link here for more information.
May 19
9 am -3 pm
DeFuniak Springs. Chipley Park on the banks (and on the water) of Lake DeFuniak. Link here for more information.

The WCHA thanks all its members: Individuals and Corporate Sponsors.

Interested in becoming members of the Walton County Heritage Association? Link here.

The Walton County Heritage Museum
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday from 1:00 until 4:00 P.M. [or by appointment]
Admission is free.
See our Calendar for activities at the Museum.
Address: 1140 Circle Dr, DeFuniak Springs, Fl 32435
Phone: 850-951-2127    Email: heritagemuseum@brighthouse.com

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