About

  • Program Areas

    The Division of Historical Resources is comprised of the Director's Office, the Bureau of Historic Preservation and the Bureau of Archaeological Research.
  • Governance

    The Division of Historical Resources is part of the Florida Department of State's Office of Cultural, Historical and Information Programs (OCHIP) in the Office of the Secretary of State
  • Advisors

    The Division of Historical Resources is fortunate to receive assistance, guidance and support from six Advisory Councils and two Citizen Support Organizations. Learn more about the Division of Historical Resources' advisors.
  • Florida Historical Commission

    The seven panel member Florida Historical Commission was established by the 2001 Florida Legislature (to enhance public participation and involvement in the preservation and protection of the state's historic and archaeological sites and properties. The Commission advises and assists the Division of Historical Resources in carrying out their programs, duties and responsibilities.
  • History of the Division

    In 1969, the Florida Legislature created the Florida Division of Archives, History and Records Management and assigned it to the Florida Department of State. Learn more about the history of Historic Preservation in Florida and the Division of Historical Resources
  • Division FAQs

    Do you have a question about one of our programs? Check our program specific FAQs here.
  • Vision, Mission and Values

    The Division of Historical Resources supports the preservation of historical and cultural resources and archaeology programs for the state of Florida. We lead with the mission of inspiring a love of history through preservation and education.
  • Employment

    The Division actively recruits passionate, energetic and positive professionals desiring to make a difference.
  • Staff (People & Programs)

    Contact a member of staff to assist you.
  • Funding Support

    This website has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.