the Panhandle Historic Preservation Alliance (PHPA)
The members of PHPA voted in October 2020 to discontinue organizational meetings and events. Online services, such as this website, the calendar of events, our Facebook page, and our Twitter account, will remain active.
Board of the North Okaloosa Historical Society first had the idea
of forming an alliance of history-related organizations in the
Florida Panhandle. Board member Russ Sneddon, who was then the
Director of the Air Force Armament Museum, contacted museums and
historical societies throughout the area. The group met for the
first time in April 2006 at the Air Force Armament Museum.
bring together interested organizations and individuals actively
engaged in the collection, preservation, and/or restoration
of historic property and objects from Northwest Florida and
to preserve the history and culture of the region for future
generations by collaborating on historic preservation, public
education, research, publications, and advocacy.
working together during this time of financial and economic
instability we can more effectively use our resources and manpower
in the preservation of our historic treasures.
is open to all organizations who meet the objective of PHPA.
There are no dues. PHPA
also welcomes individuals, especially those offering demonstrations
of their heritage crafts and reenactors. This membership group
greatly enhances the reach of PHPA while providing a much-needed
vehicle for individuals to network with PHPA member organizations.
To join, send an email to Diane Merkel and indicate your interest. Please provide website, Facebook, and Twitter information (if applicable). Your organization and its contact information will be listed on this website.
Once your membership is confirmed, please send events to Diane Merkel for inclusion on our Calendar of Events, Facebook page, and Twitter feed.