Please join our monthly lecture

at the Stirling Road Library

Feb. 11, 2024 at 1pm for

North Woodland Cemetery
Broward County's First African
-American Cemetery




Historical Marker Dedication
at Saint John's Episcopal Church
Sat, Feb-24th @ 1PM





Join us for
Historic Hollywood By Bicycle
A Tour on Wheels
March 2nd @ 8:30am, $25
Your signed Waiver must
be completed to participate




At the Hammerstein House:


Waterways Exhibit
How Water Shapes Hollywood's
Past, Present, & Future

Jan. 7th - April 7th 2024




2024 Lecture Series





*Please DONATE to HHS*
Your donation may be mailed,
or made via PayPal - here:



** Historic Preservation Grant **

Hollywood Historical Society is thrilled to announce the introduction of its Historic Preservation Grant Initiative, which will award modest grants to homeowners for the preservation, protection, and/or restoration of historic elements of the homeowners' historic residences. Interested? See our Grant Eligibility and Grant Application forms. Application Deadline: 2/29/24

For information on other grants and programs visit our Programs page.


HOLLYWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY is a nonprofit 501(c)(3)* cultural organization founded and operated by volunteers, located at:

Hammerstein House

spaceHammerstein House

space1520 Polk Street

spaceHollywood, FL 33020


decoration VISIT our Research Center, at the rear of the house, Tuesdays & Fridays 10am-2pm - Please phone ahead -


decoration TOUR historic Hammerstein House, which is free to the public, the first Sunday of the month, from 1:00–4:00pm. Donations welcome.


decoration HAVE our fabulous ROAD SHOW come to your group, club, or school!


Hollywood, FL

OUR MISSION is: To collect, maintain, and share information about the history of Hollywood, FL. To advocate the preservation of our historical resources and landmarks. To educate and encourage public awareness of Hollywood's diverse heritage. And to create an enduring legacy of Hollywood history for succeeding generations.


OUR VISION: We are the stewards of Hollywood's history, benefitting our diverse city and all of its neighborhoods. We share our City's history by providing educational resources and telling its stories. We are advocates for Hollywood's unique character and heritage.


THE HOLLYWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY has over 20,000 items in its collection, including bound volumes of the Hollywood Sun-Tattler newspaper. Find information on the Sun Tattler Digitization Project on our Programs page.


WE ALSO OFFER many unique items for sale at the Research Center including books, historic postcards, photographs, maps, and posters.


HHS is a Member of: AASLH (American Association for State and Local History), Florida Trust for Historic Preservation, Florida Association of Nonprofits, & Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce



Please contact us to see how you can help our historic community!


|| - email - || Phone: 954-923-5590 || Mailing address: P.O. Box 222755, Hollywood, FL 33022 ||
|| Hammerstein House & Research Center: 1520 Polk Street, Hollywood, FL 33020 ||


*Your donations to HHS are tax-deductable

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