The Lake County Historical Museum offers an exciting and informative view of Lake County’s history. Every month, new exhibits are on display and the museum offers a variety of programs for the community’s enjoyment.
The museum is located on the first floor of the Lake County Historic Courthouse, located at 317 W. Main St., Tavares. We are open on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., except legal holidays. Group tours please call 352-343-9890 to schedule. New members and volunteers who enjoy preserving history encouraged to join. View our map with driving directions. You can also find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lakecountymuseum
December 18, 1912
Citizens Bank of Eustis opened for business with G. W. Holmes as President. First-day deposits totaled $1,957.26.
December 18, 1913
Publication began of Clermont' s first local newspaper, The Clermont Clarion. W. E. Rorabaugh was the publisher.