The Safety Harbor Herald Newspaper Collection contains scanned, full-text searchable issues of the Safety Harbor Herald ranging from 1919 through 1989. The Safety Harbor Public Library digitized the Safety Harbor Herald in 2017 through the generous support of the Chrissie Shull Elmore Safety Harbor Library Fund.
The Safety Harbor Historical Collections contains hundreds of items relating to Safety Harbor history. including photos, publications, and articles. More items continue to be added as our digitization project moves forward.
The Florida Stories: Safety Harbor Walking Tour is a free App designed to be downloaded to a smart phone or tablet. The App will take you on a narrated, self-guided tour at your own pace and on your own schedule. Each walking tour is GPS enabled and includes audio narration and photos providing you with engaging content at each tour stop.
The app is available for Android devices on the Google Play Store or for Apple devices at the Apple App Store.
Pinellas Memory is an online collection of Pinellas County's unique and fascinating history, much of which is retained locally in area archives, libraries, and museums. The following libraries are contributors to Pinellas Memory:
Clearwater Public Library System
Dunedin Public Library
Largo Public Library
Safety Harbor Public Library
Tarpon Springs Public Library
Contributing libraries are engaged in an ongoing process of increasing public access to full text newspaper articles, archival photographs, and other digitized historical media contained in the libraries’ collections. New material is added on an ongoing basis. You are invited to browse each library’s collection individually, or search the entire collection by keyword.
At historypin you can browse selected photos from our historical collections and compare them with current Google Street View images. A great way to compare yesterday and today.
Safety Harbor Historic Building Survey of 1994
In 1994, the City of Safety Harbor completed an Historic Building Survey. This document outlines the history of the city and the physical and architectural analysis of historic buildings within city limits.
Museum & Cultural Center Safety Harbor Museum and Cultural Center uses its valuable collection to illustrate and educate its visitors about the history of the Tampa Bay region from Paleo times to the 20th Century. The Museum is located at 329 Bayshore Boulevard South, Safety Harbor, Florida. Call 727-726-1668.
Safety Harbor Stories Safety Harbor Stories is a project that aims to collect the history of our city through stories told by former and current Safety Harbor residents. We hope to have an archive that we will be able to share with future generations to remind them of where our city came from and how it got to where it is today. By collecting these stories, we are building bonds with past and current residents through shared memories, family connections, and the pride that each person feels by being apart of our community.
Florida Memory Florida Memory, from the Florida Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services, provides access to thousands of documents, photographs, films and audio recordings from the collections of the State Library and Archives of Florida. It contains photographs and documents related to almost every city, town or county in Florida, from Alachua to Zephyrhills.
The library features a collection of over 3,500 volumes dealing with topics ranging from Pinellas County and Florida history to genealogy and historic conservation and preservation as well as a collection of over 8,500 photographs of Pinellas County.
The Archives and Library have the Safety Harbor Herald in the following years:
Microfilm: June 22, 1917 - November 17, 1977 (16 rolls)