Central Florida will have a lot to celebrate next month with both Thurston House and the City of Maitland turning 125! Even the historical society marks their 40th anniversary.

July 11-17th Founders’ Week Celebration! 125th City of Maitland Anniversary, Historical Society’s 40th Anniversary

  • Lecture and Book Signing
  • Reception for founding families
  • 1885 Dollar Drive

Party in the Park Festivities

  • Parade
  • Founding Family recognition
  • Maitland Song by Performing Arts of Maitland
  • Fireworks
  • Rides
  • Sidewalk chalk painting contest
  • Gift shop booth
  • Much more!

Maitland History

July 16th “Maitland’s Founding Families”

temporary exhibition opens in We Make History community gallery at Maitland Historical Museum.

Opening reception July 16th from 5:30-7 p.m. Free for members, $5 for non-members

Guests at Thurston House bed & breakfast enjoy a special rate all week – $125 nightly – WOW! They also will leave with a special Deneen Pottery Mug or vase as a rememberance of their special time here. What are you waiting for? Come party like it’s 1885!