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Billy the Kid to visit the 1885 Train Depot Museum in Brooksville

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear the story of William H. Cox II, “BILLY THE KID.”  He recounts his adventure of 30 years ago when he experienced a life-changing event that found him literally living in the footsteps of the legendary figur…

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No July HHPS Meeting

Due to the proximity to the 4th of July holiday, there will be no HHPS meeting in July.

In the meantime, consider attending the 4th of July Bandshell Bash in downtown Brooksville: https://www.hernandoarts.org/

We look forward to seeing you in A…

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Tampa Bay History Center Field Trip

Join the Historic Hernando Preservation Society for a group field trip to the Tampa Bay History Center. A special exhibit on display at the History Center now is:  "Treasure Seekers: Conquistadors, Pirates, and Shipwrecks". Details about the group…

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HHPS Business Meeting and Potluck Dinner

Join the HHPS for the 2018 Second Quarter Business Meeting to be followed with a Pot Luck Supper. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers. All are welcome to attend!

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Brooksville City Hall, 

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Richloam General Store Historic Marker Unveiling

HHPS Ybor City Tour/ Field Trip

Following is an outline of our planned walking tour of the Ybor City National Historic Landmark District.

1. We will meet at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, May 19, 2018 in front of the Fernando Noriega Jr. Palm Avenue Parking Garage, 2010 North 13th Street…

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May Speaker: Indians of Eastern Hernando/Pasco County

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Shane Forrester who will speak on the Indians of Eastern Hernando/ Pasco County.  Shane Forrester has been a local east Pasco/Hernando county resident most all of his life and has serve…

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April Speaker: Florida Frontier Guard

The HHPS is pleased to welcome the "Florida Frontier Guards" at our April 5th meeting. 

Butch Nipper & Jessee Marshall will talk about the 2nd Seminole War and the men who served as the Florida Frontier Guard, which consisted of roughly 30,000 mili…

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Dedication for the Historical Marker of Pilaklikaha

Sumter County Historical Society & Dade Battlefield Society

INVITE YOU TO ATTEND THE

Dedication & Reception

for the 

Historical Marker

of

PILAKLIKAHA

“Abraham’s Old Town”

APRIL 10, 2018

DEDICATION CEREMONY 3:00 p.m.

RECEPTION 3:30…

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2018 1st Quarter Business Meeting

Join the HHPS for the 2018 First Quarter Business Meeting to be followed with a Pot Luck Supper. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers. All are welcome to attend!

Thursday, March 1st

Brooksville City Hall, 201 H…

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Historic Homes Workshop

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society, in conjunction with Brooksville Main Street and the Brooksville Woman's Club, are offering a Free one-day workshop for owners of historic homes who wish to maintain the historic character of their home. The…

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LeeAnne Shoeman Preservation Award for 2017 - ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

The Lee Anne Shoeman Preservation Award is presented annually to a person who as contributed to understanding of the historic significance of Hernando County, and or furthering historic education in Hernando County.  It is named in honor of Lee Ann…

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Secretary Detzner Designates Brooksville Main Street as Florida Main Street Program of the Month

Secretary of State Ken Detzner today announced that Brooksville Main Street has been designated the Florida Main Street Community of the Month for February 2018. Communities are selected based on their developmental achievements and participation in …

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February Guest Speaker: THE CIVIL WAR IN FLORIDA

THE CIVIL WAR IN FLORIDA
 
Join 5th generation Floridian and awarding
winning author Erwin Wunderlich as he
presents The Civil War in Florida
 
Thursday February 1, 2018
Brooksville City Hall
6:30 pm
Dr. Erwin Wund…

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Historic Window Repair Workshop at the May-Stringer Museum

Join window restoration experts from Wood Window Makeover in Brooksville, Florida for the 2018 Historic Homes Workshop. Spend a weekend meeting other historic preservation enthusiasts and professionals from around the country. It's an opportunity to …

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Brooksville Raid

 

The Hernando Historical Museum Assoc., Inc. and North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club, Inc. present the 38th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment, Jan 20 & 21, 2018.  This reenactment is a re-creation of a Civil War battle that happene…

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January Guest Speaker: THE RIDGE MANOR AREA: THEN & NOW

THE RIDGE MANOR AREA:  THEN & NOW
How the Fort King Military Road
Effected the Early & Later Settlements
​
​Presented by Rick Fraker
 
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Brooksville City Hall
6:30 pm

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Brooksville Woman's Club Open House

Christmas Activities in Historic Downtown Brooksville

December Annual Meeting: An Auction of Wonderful Things


The Historic Hernando Preservation Society invites all to the December Annual Meeting and Auction of Wonderful Things to be held December 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm in the City Council Chambers at Brooksville City Hall. Elections for the 2018 Board and Offi…

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