Sarasota County Historical Resources

6062 Porter Way, Sarasota, FL, 34232

Historical Resources collects information and artifacts related to the
history of the county from pre-historic times to the present. These
collections are stored in the center's archives, where they are made
available for public research.
The Historical Resources Library is a comprehensive research center that contains:
  • Non-circulating collection
  • Volumes on archaeology, architectural history archives
    management, and historic preservation
  • Publications written by local authors

History Center building located at 6062 Porter Way, Sarasota Florida

Historical Resources Archives

Sarasota County Historical Resources
6062 Porter Way
Sarasota, FL 34232
Phone: 941-861-5000
Fax: 941-861-6893
 
Business Office Hours 
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Research and Library Hours 
Monday        10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday       10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday     10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday - Closed for Research (or by appointment only)
 
Research questions: Call 941-861-5000 submit an Inquiry Form or visit
the Sarasota County Library Catalog
 
The center is closed during Sarasota County Government observed
holidays. No appointment is required to view original papers, vintage
photographs, newspaper clippings, aerials, city directories, obituaries,
maps, architectural drawings, or ephemera.

 

For information about ordering reproductions, please contact the History Center.
For non-research related questions call 941-861-5000.