Preserving the History of Manatee - Architecture • Archaeology • Agriculture

ICE CREAM SOCIAL to Celebrate Curry Houses Historic District

March 12, 2017

Noon - 2:00pm

Join us for ice cream and lemonade. Tour the 1860s Sam G. Curry house and 1860s Amelia Curry house. Event is free.

Ice Cream Socials have long been a part of the community. Join us as we celebrate Manatee County’s newest historic district and future museum complex, located on 4th Ave between 14th and 12th Streets East and 1 block North of SR64 in today’s East Bradenton.

  • Tour the inside of two 1860 era homes: That of Amanda (Andress) and Samuel George Curry, an enlisted man of the Army and Navy during the Civil War, and the  Mary Amelia Curry home. 
  • View the renovation progress of the 1925 Theodosia (Curry) Lloyd craftsman bungalow.  
  • Visit with the local archaeologists, researchers, historians and descendants who helped in documenting the history of the Curry Settlement. 
  • Archaeological artifacts from the on-site research which took place will be on display.​

*Free street parking is available. For more information contact 941-746-2035. 
*The event is free, but a donation or joining as a member ($15 dues) is always appreciated!
* For more information contact 941-746-2035 or email 

​Ice Cream Social 3.8.15

Nice turnout for the Ice Cream Social. Everyone was well impressed with the finished rooms and enjoyed Trudy's stories about the Curry's and early Bradenton.

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