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Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

Sarasota County Historical Resources

Help Historical Resources collect, preserve, and protect our county's history.

If you haven't heard of us before, here's a little bit about our team:

  • Our Preservation Specialist reviews permits and works with local architects and builders to help preserve our county's historic buildings and structures.
  • Our County Archaeologist reviews known and potential archaeological sites to ensure that our pre-historic heritage remains understood and protected.
  • Our Collection Curator works to preserve and maintain our collections of materials which document Sarasota County's history.
  • Our Digital Preservationist works to digitize our collections so that more people can enjoy Sarasota County's history both now and in the future.

Visit Us

How to Get Here

Never been here before? No problem. You can find us at 6062 Porter Way (near the intersection of Cattleman and Bahia Vista).

Map to Historical Resources

6062 Porter Way Map

 

Parking

Historical Resources has several reserved parking spots in front of our building for the convenience of our researchers and volunteers. These include two marked handicapped parking spots in close proximity to the building's main entrance.