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Quarterly Business Meeting

Join the HHPS for the 2017 Third 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,  September 7th

6:30pm - 8:00pm

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Centralia History

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society has welcomed Sid Taylor as our guest speaker several times over the years. Most recently, she spoke about the history of the town of Centralia. Centralia was a short-lived but significant sawmill town that s…

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August Guest Speaker and Auction

"Antique Furniture in Interior Design"
AUGUST 3, 2017 Meeting
Thursday @6:30 pm
​Brooksville Mining Association Enrichment Center
800 John Gary Grubbs Boulevard
Brooksville, FL
The HHPS is pleased to welcome Roger Carl…

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July HHPS Meeting

There will be no Historic Hernando Preservation Society meeting in July. The next meeting will be August 3rd, which will feature an our 3rd Antiques Auction. Each previous auction has been a blast, so we expect no less this time.

Auction Items to …

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Portrayal of an Irish Soldier from the 1830’s

Last Thursday evening, Steve Rinck entered City Hall dressed in the uniform of an infantry soldier of the 1830’s.  He carried a trunk holding personal items a soldier of that era would value.  Then he spoke in an Irish accent that drew people into th…

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June HHPS Speaker: Steve Rinck

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society it pleased to welcome HHPS member Steve Rinck as our guest speaker at the June 2017 meeting. Mr. Rinck will portray the character of Paddington McCormick, an Irish immigrant who joined the U.S. Infrantry in …

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May 2017 HHPS Business Meeting

Join the HHPS for the 2017  Second Quarter Business Meeting to be followed with a PotLuck Supper. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers. 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

6:30 pm

Brooksville City Hall

201 Howell Aven…

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Collector's Day at the Tampa Bay History Center

Do you have a prized personal collection of items that you would like to share with others? If so, the Tampa Bay History Center invites you to be a part of Collectors Day 2017! The purpose of this event is to showcase the role that objects have in ou…

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April 2017 Guest Speaker

Rick Fraker: HISTORIC CEMETERIES OF EASTERN HERNANDO COUNTY
 
The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Rick Fraker, resident of Ridge Manor who will present the background, development, and current status of two histori…

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March 2017 Guest Speaker

HHPS Guest Speaker Barbara Clark

NATIVE PLANTS, NATIVE PEOPLE

Barbara Clark, Registered Professional Archaeologist with the Florida Public Archaeogy Network (FPAN) North Central Regional Director, will discuss how plants have been used …

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Heritage Day 2017

Heritage Day 2017 will be held on the grounds of the 1885 Train Depot, at 70 Russell Street in Brooksville, February 25th, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Vendors, demonstrators and artisans will wind their way along the Good Neighbor Trail.  In addition, you ca…

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Upcoming Events at the Dade Battlefield State Park

Go to  https://www.floridastateparks.org/park-events/Dade-Battlefield for details. 

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Historic Homes Workshop

The WWM Historic Homes Workshop holds its 9th annual event February 10th through 18th at the Wood Window Makeover campus located at 1706 W. Cypress St, 33606. Old house professionals from across the nation converge and unite to empower the next gener…

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Dr. Roger Landers Recipient of the LeeAnne Shoeman Award

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society was delighted to present Dr. Roger Landers with the LeeAnne Showman Award for Preservation for 2016 at the January 5th meeting. Dr. Landers is one of Hernando County’s leading historians and was a teacher, p…

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February HHPS Meeting and Guest Speaker

Join the HHPS for the 2017 First Quarter Business Meeting to be followed with a PotLuck Supper. Board member Jo-Anne Peck will speak about the Brooksville Main Street Design Committee's plans for the year.

Ms. Peck is the Chair of the Design Committ…

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HHPS Guest Speaker: THE BROOKSVILLE RAID OF 1864

The Historic Hernando Preservation Soceity is pleased to welcome

Historian JAMES MARSHALL

Mr. Marshall will discuss the Brooksville Raid of 1864 as described in period sources, notably the journals and memoirs of participants. Key personal…

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Brooksville Parade 2016

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society took second place for the best commercial float thanks to Jamie and Robert Aubery of J. Rayne Photography who built a Time Machine! Members of the HHPS dressed up to represent Christmas throughout the Ages.

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Christmas on Main Street

Brooksville Main Street is Pleased to Bring You

CHRISTMAS 
ON MAIN STREET

SCHEDULE

December 8th (5:00 - 8:30pm)

5:00 - 8:30pm Vendors on Main Street
5:00 - 8:00pm  Free Wine Tasting by Brookstone…

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HHPS Annual Membership Meeting

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
CHANGE OF LOCATION
December 1, 2016   Thursday
6:30pm
 
*NEW LOCATION*
BROOKSVILLE ENRICHMENT CENTER
800 John Gary Grubbs Boulevard
Brooksville, FL
 

 
 


Members, …

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Field Trip to the Stetson Mansion

Members of Historic Hernando Preservation Society traveled to Stetson Mansion in DeLand Florida. The weather on Friday, December 18 was comfortable, providing just the right formula for a perfect outing.

Arriving at the mansion, members were…

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