The Historical Society of Palm Beach County's 12th Annual Archival Evening will honor Henry Morrison Flagler, Gilded Age visionary and one of the most remarkable business entrepreneurs in American history. He was the originator of the elegant and opulent Palm Beach lifestyle, affording it the unparalleled position as the winter destination of cultivated sophisticates. The evening will be celebrated on December 6 at 7 p.m. at The Breakers in Palm Beach. Cocktail hour will begin under the stars, followed by dinner and dancing. Attendees will be treated to the premier unveiling of the archival exhibition featuring Henry Morrison Flagler.
Honorary Chairmen: Betsy and George Matthews, Jean and William Matthews, Lynn and Robert Hanke, Sterling Kenan and William Davis
Chairmen: Christina and Ben Macfarland, Kelly and Rick Hopkins, Sterling and Jebb McCracken, Summer and Alex Matthews
Grand Corporate Chairmen: Sonja and Mark Stevens
Corporate Chairman: Jeff Sabean
Grand Corporate Benefactor: PNC Wealth Management
Corporate Benefactor: The Breakers, Palm Beach
Corporate Sponsor: Tiffany & Co., Palm Beach
Official Magazine Sponsor for the 2013-2014 Season: Palm Beach Illustrated
Tickets are by invitation. For sponsorship opportunities or additional information, contact Melissa Sullivan 561-832-4164, ext 106.
Archival Evening is the premier benefit event for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. The evening pays tribute to individuals whose achievements have substantially contributed to the unique character of this region, from its extraordinary physical beauty and world-renowned architecture, to its unique cultural institutions and its glittering social scene. Funds raised during Archival Evening are critical in the direct support of civics and history projects developed for tens of thousands of school children throughout Palm Beach County, as well as the Society’s archives and artifacts collection. The Society is a non-profit organization founded to collect, preserve, share and showcase the history of Palm Beach County and the larger context of Florida’s heritage. The Society operates and maintains the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, an admission-free institution featuring state-of-the-art, interactive exhibits.