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2017 Membership Renewal

Current Members, past members, and prospective members,
 
We are now conducting our Membership Drive for 2017.  We have had a great year of activity with the Historic Hernando Preservation Society.  From monthly speakers, to field trips, a…

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HHPS Field Trip to Stetson Manor

The Stetson Manor field trip will take place on November 18th. The tour starts at 1:30 in Deland, so we will need to leave Brooksville by 10:00 a.m.  The cost is 26.63 cash, and parking is free.  We will need to have RSVP's no later than November 1…

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SEMINOLE WARS FOUNDATION MEETING

EVENT: SEMINOLE WARS FOUNDATION MEETING
 
DATE:  Saturday Nov. 19, 2016 @ 10 AM
 
PLACE:  Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
               7200 CR 603 ("Battlefield Parkway")
               Bushnell, FL  33513
 
LOCAT…

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Frasier Mountain

MOUNTAIN, Frasier W., age 93, died Tuesday October 4, 2016 at HPH Hospice Care Center. He was born in Dunnellon, FL and was a lifelong Brooksville resident. He was co-owner of Frasier Mountain Appliances and a U.S. Air Force veteran of WWII. He is su…

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Bill Dayton: Tales of Old Pasco County

The Historic Hernando Preservation Soceity is pleased to welcome Bill Dayton as the November meeting guest speaker. Bill is a native of Dade City and member of a family that has practiced law in the community since the 1890's. Bill has always had a f…

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Founder Week Events 2016

OCTOBER 8 EVENTS MOVED TO OCTOBER 15 DUE to HURRICANE MATTHEW

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Tarpon Springs to Boom Town

by:  Mary J. Moses

Historic Hernando Preservation Society ventured to Tarpon Springs Saturday, September 24th. The group was there to take in the museums, shops and fabulous food Tarpon Springs had to offer. The trip, in itself, was a nod to the fi…

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Authentic Brooksville: Brooksville Main Street

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR OCTOBER 6 DUE TO HURRICANE MATTHEW AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome local historic preservation consultant, Jo-Anne Peck as the guest speaker at the October 6, 20…

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Croquet Anyone?

The Hernando Historical Museum Association invited the Historic Hernando Preservation Society for a croquet match on the lawn of the May Stringer House, Sunday, August 28th. The event was to encourage growing friendships as well as provide a pastime …

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Third Quarter Business Meeting and Potluck Dinner

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society invites you to attend the 2016 3rd Quarter Business Meeting. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers. A potluck supper will follow the meeting.

  • Date: Thursday, September…

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Upcoming 2016 Historic Hernando Preservation Society Field Trips

August: Sunday August 28th at 6p.m., croquet match at the May Stringer House. The Hernando Historical Museum Association has invited us to join them for a friendly match of croquet. White linen dress is encouraged. A light picnic supper and beverages…

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Brooksville Main Street Gets Top Recommendation

Exciting news for the Brooksville Vision Foundation’s newest project “the Brooksville Main Street Program”; the program was placed at the top of the list of probable candidates by the Florida Main Street Ad Hoc Advisory Committee to receive a Main St…

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Member Highlight: Deborah Charlow

By Mary J. Moses

When one meets Deborah, one becomes aware that Deborah, “Debbie”, is a woman who is beautiful, confident and educated. She was born in Bayonne New Jersey, but raised in Point Pleasant on the Jersey Shore. She grew up as a child wh…

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Heraldry: Armorial History and How to Design your own Coat of Arms

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to host Roger Sherman for a hands-on presentation.

Heraldry: Armorial History and how to design your own coat of arms.

Bring a sketch pad and pen if you'd like to participate in the event!

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No July HHPS Meeting

There will be no July meeting of the Historic Hernando Preservation Society. Have a happy and safe 4th and we will see you in August!

Member Highlight: Robert Townsend, Stitched With Love

By: Mary J. Moses

Robert “Bob” Townsend was a remarkable man. Educated at the Chicago School of Design, Bob would live a life of beauty and creativity. Bob opened a decorating studio in New Haven Connecticut in the early 1950’s. A ball was being h…

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2016 3rd Quarter Business Meeting & Live Auction

Historic Hernando Preservation Society will be holding a live auction and pot luck dinner on Thursday, June 2nd at the Brooksville City Hall. There will be a brief business meeting beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. The live auction and pot luck will fo…

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Field Trip to Citrus County Coastal Heritage Museum

June 4th: Citrus County Coastal Heritage Museum. 532 Citrus Ave., Crystal River 34428, 352-257-3870. This is a quaint little museum that offers ideas of a former City Hall/Fire Department/Police Department turned museum. Despite itʼs small size, it h…

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OLD HERNANDO HISTORY ROUNDTABLE

OLD HERNANDO HISTORY ROUNDTABLE is a group of individuals who share a common bond-the history of the “old county” (Hernando, Citrus, & Pasco).  The meetings are quarterly (FEBRUARY, MAY, AUGUST, NOVEMBER) on the third Thursday of the month.  The info…

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Honoring Robert Townsend

Historic Hernando Preservation Society was proud to present Marilyn Townsend, widow of Robert N. Townsend, with a Certificate of Appreciation for his work with Historic Preservation.  Marilyn was also presented with a fruit basket.

Robert, …

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