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Preserve the Venice Depot's Circus Train Heritage!

Both the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the Kathleen K. Catlin Foundation at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County have awarded significant grants to VAHS to help preserve the Venice Depot's Circus Train Heritage!  VAHS welcomes Gulf Coast and the Community Foundation as partners in preserving Venice's Circus and railroad heritage in a visible and exciting way.  For more information about the project, see the Circus Train Page.

Visiting Venice's Historic Depot

If you are considering a trip to the Historic Venice Train Depot, either for yourself, your family and friends, or a large group, check out relevant information at The Depot.

Upcoming Events

We Need Your Help! Fundraising is ongoing for the Circus Train project and VAHS programs.




There are many benefits to becoming a member of VAHS.  All members receive both the Society’s newsletter and first-hand notification of Society events.  Members also participate in Society decision making by attending member meetings. To become a member of VAHS, download this Membership Brochure.

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