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Wind-down Wednesday History Social at Hotchkiss House

Relax and Wind-down to the weekend at the Historic Hotchkiss House! Enjoy a little history, dining, socializing, and listening to our guest speaker the 3rd Wednesday each month.

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Wind-down Wednesday History Social at Hotchkiss House
Wind-down Wednesday History Social at Hotchkiss House

Time & Location

Sep 20, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Daytona Beach, 1000 S Peninsula Dr, Daytona Beach, FL 32118, USA

About the Event

Join us for Wind-down Wednesday the third Wednesday of each month at the Historic Hotchkiss House

built in 1905 and original Winter home of Eli Hotchkiss "the Stapler King".   Come view all the wonderful historic Hotchkiss family photos decorating the first floor and learn about the Hotchkiss family circa 1905.  Then visit Lilian Place Victorian Museum!

Middle of the week stress?  Come wind down at Hotchkiss House!

Start winding down to the weekend!

Join us for a relaxing evening of history, dining, socializing, and listening to an interesting guest speaker!

Join us Wednesday, September 20th from 5:30--7:30pm

September guest speaker:  Dr. Jamie Pearce - "Florida's Historic Haunts"

Admission - 

- FREE Wind-down Wednesday/History Social only guest entry - Dining and Author books available $$ - Please RSVP

- $10+tx Wind-down Wednesday/History Social and join Jamie as she searches for the spirits of Lilian Place* guest entry - 

*only 10 tickets available for this exclusive paranomal walk-through investigation with Jamie Pearce 

5:30-6:30pm Social Hour - Dining available $$, table service, Menu TBD

6:30-7:15pm Guest speaker & book sales - Dr. Jamie Pearce, PhD

7-7:30pm Lilian's Gift Shop open at Lilian Place Victorian Museum

7:15-7:45pm **Special ticket for only 10 guests** - Join Jamie as she visits Lilian Place in search of the paranormal!

September guest speaker:  Dr. Jamie Pearce - Florida's Historic Haunts 

Join us as we travel with Dr. Jamie Pearce, author and founder of Historic Haunts, through some of her most memorable paranormal experiences and learn about her Historic Haunts book series.  From bridges, to lighthouses, forts, and haunted houses this is great for the paranormal lover or historian. 

Parapsychologist, Dr. Jamie Pearce PhD has been involved in the paranormal for over 25 years and has published five books so far in the Historic Haunts series.  She is the founder of Historic Haunts Investigations, is a Paranormal Investigator, and has a PhD in Parapsychology, and is a member of several different paranormal and psychic research organizations along with historic foundations and writer's groups. She has also published five books so far in her Historic Haunts book series and is the host of her own podcast, "Speaking of the Paranormal". She is a genealogist and her research ability comes in handy on investigations. She studied business, history, and writing at the University of Virginia. She is also a photographer and conservationist. 

Historic Haunts Books for sale and author book signing.

After the guest speaker...Wind-down guests relax on the patio and enjoy the evening sunset overlooking the Halifax River and/or enjoy a visit to the Lilian Place Victorian Museum gift shop!

**Then for a select few, take a walk to Lilian with Jamie to search for the spirits of Lilian Place!

Purchase your ticket now to join this exclusive investigation!  Only 10 tickets available.

Heritage Preservation Trust/Lilian Place Heritage Center is a 501c3 nonprofit. Thank you for your donation.  

All proceeds go toward the preservation of Lilian Place and Hotchkiss House and its beautiful 2.5 acre riverfront property. 

Saved through Volusia County ECHO grants with partial funding from Volusia County Cultural grants.


  • Wind-down & Ghost Hunt Guest

    This ticket includes entry into the Wind-down Wednesday event and a 30-minute visit with Dr. Jamie Pierce in Lilian Place Victorian Museum to search for spirits.

    Tax: +$0.65 FL Tax
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  • Wind-down Only Guest Entry

    This ticket includes entrance into Wind-down Wednesday/History Social at the Historic Hotchkiss House.

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