Bay County History Museum Premiers New Exhibit

Photo Tour of Bay County History

Bay County History Museum's newest exhibit features photos and descriptions of well-known events and astonishing episodes in the county by the bay. Each image and its story is an amazing thread of time that weaves the captivating fabric of our local history.

Framed prints of Bay County history are offered to the public as an opportunity to show their love of Bay County history and support the Bay County History Museum. These high-quality canvas prints are gallery-wrap style and are perfect with any decor. Kitchen magnets are also offered. All images courtesy of the Bay County Public Library.

Videos Illustrate the Wonderful History of Bay County

This video, from the early 60's, spotlights the attractions of Panama City, Florida and Bay County with a special emphasis on water as, "the unifying thread between industry and recreation." Recreational activities such as boating, fishing and amusement parks precede a brief overview of Panama City's business and manufacturing industries. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

This promotional video appears to have been made in the very early 50's. It's professional production quality suggests that it might have been produced by the Florida Development Commission. This digital version was provided courtesy of Bill Hudson.

The Local History Room of the Bay County Public Library produced this video detailing the history of downtown Panama City, Florida.

Bay County is home to many military veterans. This video is part of an exhibit at the Bay County History Museum that features local veterans and military installations during WWII.

This video documents the development of the tourist trade in Bay County. Archival footage is courtesy of Bill Hudson.