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Our Story

Established in 1984, the Clewiston Museum serves as a place for all to discover the unique history surrounding the Hendry/Glades area of South Florida. Representing the heritage of Hendry County, the museum exhibits range from prehistoric fossils, Spanish treasures, and Native American history to the development of Clewiston and the history of the fishing, cattle and sugar industries, Also featured are exhibits about Riddle Field and the Royal Air Force in the skies over Clewiston during WWII. Located on the Southwest side of Lake Okeechobee, we welcome you to visit, learn, and find adventure in our history!

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The Clewiston Museum was proud to win "Best Museum" and be runner-up for "Best Event Venue" in the Lake Okeechobee News' "Best of the Lake" contest!

Board of Trustees

Museum Director

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Leigh Woodham
Carly Berner, Secretary
Sissy Castellanos
Miller Couse
Mark Dietz, Chair
Karl Larsen
Brenda Lopez
Glen Pridgen, Vice-Chair
Amy Swindle, Treasurer
Donald Williams

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