Historical figures in the banner are (L-R):  Rev. Jesse Knight, Frank Higel, Bertha Honoré Palmer, Dr. Fred Albee, John Nolen


Historical figures in the banner above are (L-R): 

Rev. Jesse Knight, Frank Higel, Bertha Honoré Palmer, Dr. Fred Albee, John Nolen

Board of Directors

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Sue Chapman (President)


Betty Intagliata (Vice-President)


Served VAHS as its first president and later served as President for 5 years.  Have been producing educational programs for VAHS for some 30 years. Also began first Depot Docent Tours of the newly restored Venice Train Depot and served as a docent for many years.  I loved giving these tours but with age my voice gave out.

Carol Bailey (Secretary)

Mary Huba (Treasurer) 

Tom Doherty

Ed Gates

George Miller

Barbara Smith

Dave Taylor



Phone:  941-412-0151                Email:  information@veniceareahistoricalsociety.org

Mail:  PO Box 995, Venice FL  34284-0995

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