About the Division

Vision, Mission, and Values

The Mission of the Florida Division of Historical Resources is

To inspire a love of history through preservation and education.

To fulfill this mission we will:

  • Identify, document, protect, preserve, interpret and promote Florida's historical, archaeological, and folklife resources; nurture an understanding of Florida's diverse cultural fabric; and promote Florida's role in regional, national, and international history.
  • Cultivate connections between people and place.
  • Encourage engagement, curiosity, and the exchange of ideas.
  • Support community enhancement and quality of life through history.
  • Facilitate the success of history partners and practitioners.
  • Articulate and disseminate a state wide case for the value of history.
  • Be a leader in the fields of public service and history.

In the pursuit of this mission, the Division values:

  • Customer service
  • Fairness
  • Honesty
  • Dependability
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Commitment
  • Having fun