The Punta Gorda History Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 non-profit organization created for the purpose of preserving Punta Gorda/Charlotte Harbor History Collections.  Archiving history is expensive including continued maintenance of the space, purchase of archival material, human effort in indexing and digitization.  Your tax deductible donation will support:

· Continued operation of the Center on Grace Street
· Digitization of  the Peeples and other collections  and online access to the collections
· Programs and publications providing education on local history
· Preservation materials, equipment and support for archiving  local  history collections

    You may donate below

 or send your tax deductible donation to:
The Punta Gorda History Center at our postal address: 

: P.O. Box 512557
Punta Gorda, FL 33951-2557

Donating Artifacts, Documents

The Center collects primary and secondary source materials such as letters, writings, artifacts, scrapbooks photographs, ephemera, business and organizational records that have significance to Punta Gorda and the Charlotte Harbor area. For a list of the materials most useful to researchers:

Help with Clues to the Past.

We seek the personal papers of individuals and records or organizations that include correspondence relevant to Punta Gorda's history. If you would like to donate them to the center please email Theresa Murtha, Collection Manager, at or call the center at 1-941-916-8800.