Blue Star Memorial Marker

Refurbished December 2011



Refurbished Blue Star Memorial Marker

The Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker was first installed on April 6, 1960.

Rededicated 11/12/97

On December 7, 2011 a Refurbished Marker was Dedicated​

Ceremony Chairwoman, Susanne Trittschuh, pictured in center, of the DeLand Garden Club and her committee: Joan Richardson, President 2011-2013, Margaret Gillen, Danny Gainen, and Marilyn Thomas, organized  the rededication ceremony of DeLand’s Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker. The Garden Club of DeLand chose Dec. 7, 2011 Pearl Harbor Day, for the ceremony;  World War II veteran, Tom Thompson was at Pearl Harbor on the day of infamy, 70 years ago, hung the wreath that was donated by The Magnolia Co. in Barberville.

WWII Veteran Tom Thompson places the wreath with the assistance of Joan Richardson and Natasha Watts (past president of the Garden Club of DeLand 2009-2011 and began the Refurbishing Project during her administration.)

The Garden Club of DeLand was honored at the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Annual Convention winning the "Blue Star Memorial Marker Award" in April of 2013.





Garden Club of DeLand   865 South Alabama Avenue * DeLand, FL 32724  * 386-624-6960

Jennifer Condo, Membership Chair getting ready to help Grow our Membership. Jennifer created a Garden Club of DeLand Brochure to be handed out beginning at the Wildflower Festival 2018.

May 19, 2018 Jennifer Condo shared at the DeLand Library a presentation on Butterfly Gardening. Garden Club members helped to support this project by speaking with visitors about what our Garden Club does and how to join. Each attendee was given a Butterfly Goodie Bag courtesy of the Garden Club of DeLand.

Sensory Garden Re-Dedication Ceremony

Held on May 5, 2018

Garden Club of DeLand


Karen Hall creates Christmas Flower Arrangements to be auctioned.

Garden Club of DeLand "Milkweed Circle's" float won in the DeLand Christmas Parade.

Check out how fabulous our Clubhouse looks.

Great Venue for a Party!

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December Meeting 

Brings Comfort Teddy Bears donations for our City.