The Historical Society of Bay County

Panama City, Florida

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Monday, February 23rd

Leon Miller, retired minorities coordinator at Gulf Coast College, will share the history of the Glenwood Community. Included in his presentation will be displays of books, photos and other material from the archives of this historic neighborhood.

Sponsored by the Historical Society of Bay County as part of Black History Month.


Monday, February 23rd

7:00 PM

Bay County Library

898 W. 11th St.


Open to the public.  Light refreshment will be served.


Bob Hurst             785-6184

Glenda Walters     832-0840


BIG NEWS ! Beginning on February 3, 2015, the new History Museum will begin opening on a regular schedule. The museum will welcome visitors each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Make plans to come by and see what we have to show you. Remember our address is 223 W. 6th Street. in historic downtown Panama

The History of Bay County Florida

Here's a great video on the history of bay county florida with Robert Hurst and Barbara Moore.  Click on the postcard image above to watch now.

Bay County Centennial

To view a collection of photos from the Bay County Centennial Gala, held August 17 at the Panama Country Club in Lynn Haven, click the link below:

Centennial Gala Photo Collection

Congressman Southerland Marks Bay County's Centennial In the U. S. House of Representatives

Rep. Steve Southerland, II (R-FL) took to the House Floor to recognize Bay County's 100th anniversary on April 24, 2013.  You can watch it.  Click the YouTube icon below.

 Congressman Southerland

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Historical Society of Bay County
P.O. Box 1476
Panama City, FL 32402
Phone: (850) 832-0840

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