Martin County Florida
Explore Unique Historic Sites in Martin County
Carl Frost’s Kai-Kai Farm
House of Refuge

Step back in time to the turn of the century with a visit to the House of Refuge Museum at Gilbert’s Bar.  The House of Refuge at Gilbert’s Bar is the only remaining House of Refuge. Built as one of ten along the east coast of Florida, it is the oldest structure in Martin County and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Martin County Historic Preservation Board

Historic resources such as buildings, structures, landscapes, cemeteries, archaeology sites, and communities that reflect the history of Martin County and fall under the Martin County Historic Preservation Board. Want to get more involved with Historic Preservation?

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A fifth generation Floridian, Sandra fell in love Martin County when her future husband brought her home to meet his parents fifty-five years ago. As a self-appointed local historian, she is able to draw on her training as a teacher and her interest in people and the environment.