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Historic Places to Visit in Stuart | Waterfront Properties

Posted by Gerald Lombardo on Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 8:40am.

There is a lot to see and do in Stuart. If you are looking to explore local history, here are a few places that you and your family are sure to enjoy.

The Elliott Museum

The Elliott Museum enriches the Stuart community through its wide variety of exhibits, collections, classes, and lectures, all designed to serve the interests of the people who live in and visit the Treasure Coast. The Elliott Museum is particularly great for car-enthusiast as it houses a variety of early 20th century automobiles.

Location: 825 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996

The Stuart Heritage Museum

The Stuart Heritage Museum at 161 Southwest Flagler Avenue in Stuart, Florida, is a local history museum located in a historic 2-story frame building built in 1901 by George W. Parks. Parks used the first floor of the building for his Grocery and General Merchandise Store and second floor for his home.

Rediscover and memorialize the history and architecture of the Stuart & Martin County area. The Museum is dedicated to the early pioneers, telling their story of growing pineapples and of harvesting fish, life during the good years, "the boom" years and the difficult depression.

Location: 161 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994

House of Refuge at Gilbert's Bar

The House of Refuge at Gilbert's Bar, also known as Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge, the House of Refuge Museum, or simply the House of Refuge, is a historic building located at 301 S.E. MacArthur Boulevard, on Hutchinson Island east of Stuart, Florida. It is the oldest surviving building in Martin County.

Location: 301 SE MacArthur Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996

Capt. Henry Sewall House

Although technically in Juno Beach, The Sewall House is a 19th Century residence that is very close to Stuart, the historic landmark gives you a first hand lesson on what it was like to live in South Florida during the 1800s.

Location: 1707 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957

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