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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Field Trip to Dade Battlefield State Park

May 28th: Dade Battlefield State Park. We will be engaging in a program entitled “Cherokee Leaf Printing and Native Dyes”. The program is between 10:00 a.m.-12:00. It is located at 7200 CR 603, Bushnell, FL 33513, 352-793-4781. Admission is $3.00 per…

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Florida Since 1945

Florida Since 1945

Presented by Steve Noll

Ph.D. University of Florida

Master Lecturer 

In 1940, Florida was a sleepy backwater, with the South’s smallest population.  With WWII, the state changed dramatically.  Looking at the social, te…

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Field trip to the Inverness Historic Courthouse

APRIL 8th: Field trip to the Inverness Historic Courthouse. Located at One Courthouse Square, Inverness 34450. 352-341-6429. We will meet at the Inverness Courthouse on Friday, at 11:00 a.m. (The courthouse is not open on the week ends.) The tour tak…

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Modern by Tradition: Innovation & the Transformation of Seminole Culture

Presented by Dr. Andrew Frank

Between 1700 and the present, the culture of the Florida Seminoles has remained remarkably connected to its roots while also innovating in dramatic fashion.  This lecture explores this dynamic to show how the Seminole…

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Heritage Day Festival and Historic Home Tour 2016

Heritage Day 2016 will be held on the grounds of the 1885 Train Depot, at 70 Russell Street in Brooksville, February 27th, from 9 a.m.-4p.m. Vendors, demonstrators and artisans will wind their way along the Good Neighbor Trail.  In addition, you …

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2016 Historic Homes Workshop to be Held in Tampa

The Historic Homes Workshop holds its 8th annual event February 19th- 21st and 27th at the Wood Window Makeover campus located at 1706 W. Cypress St, Tampa 33606. Dozens of old house professionals from across the nation converge and unite to empo…

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THE INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome

Mr. Bill Rosst

Archaeologist/Engineer

as the February Guest Speaker

THE INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION

The Indus Valley Civilization 4,000-3,000 BC lies in present day Pakistan.

This…

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