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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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FLORIDA IN THE CIVIL WAR? BELIEVE IT!

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to host author

Eliot Kleinberg

as the January Guest Speaker

Learn about Florida’s role in the blockade, its critical battles, the tragedy of its governor, and the veterans who founded many Fl…

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Micanopy Field Trip

The HHPS is hosting a Field Trip to the historic town of Micanopy on Saturday, November 14. 

The group will meet in the Burger King parking lot near 50 and I-75 at 10:00 a.m. The trip to Micanopy is about 1.5 hours. Upon arrival, we will be lunch…

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Chinsegut Hill Archaeological and Historical Landscape Study

Please join us on Thursday,  November 5th from 6.30pm - 8.00pm
 
at Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, FL 34601, USA 

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Gulf Archaeology Research Instit…

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FIELD TRIP TO AH-TAH-THI-KI MUSUEM

FIELD TRIP TO AH-TAH-THI-KI MUSUEM
NOVEMBER 6th - 7th, 2015
Friday & Saturday  (10AM -5PM each day)
Adults:  $10,  Children/Seniors/Military: $7.50,  Children under 5 FREE
*Museum & Boardwalk tour included.
 
FOR OVERNIGHT L…

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Dade City Pioneer Museum Field Trip

DADE CITY PIONEER MUSEUM.  The Dade City Pioneer Museum will provide a guided tour of their museum for us on Saturday, October 17th. They are allowing us to picnic on their grounds, and enjoy the museum at our leisure after the guided tour.  We will…

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The Magical Springs of Old Florida Lecture

Please join the Historic Hernando Preservation Society in welcoming author Rick Kilby 

The Magical Springs of Old Florida

October 1, 2015

6:30 pm

Brooksville City Hall

First, the Native Americans who inhabited the state considered…

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Moon over the Mounds Tour at Crystal River Archaeological Park

The HHPS will have a field trip to Moon over the Mounds, a moonlight guided tour at the Crystal River Archaeological State Park on September 25.  

What you need to know:  

We will meet at the Cracker's Bar and Grill for dinner at 4:00 p.m.   It …

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Tampa Bay History Center Field Trip

THE FIELD TRIP TO TAMPA BAY HISTORY CENTER AND ULELE RESTAURANT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 22nd

A Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, the Tampa Bay History Center includes three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition space focusing on …

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Cannery Field Trip

AUGUST 8TH CANNERY FIELD TRIP:   The Cannery, established in the mid 1970’s, is housed in an historic stone schoolhouse built in the late 1930’s under the WPA and President Roosevelt. Known then as the Hammock Consolidated School, the building has si…

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August Meeting Guest Speaker

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to host Mr. Cliff Moffett of the Zephyrhills Museum of Military History as our guest speaker on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 6:30 pm at Brooksville City Hall. Mr. Moffett will talk about the histor…

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History of Centralia Lecture & Field Trip

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Sid Taylor to discuss the history of Centralia on May 7th at 6:30 pm at Brooksville City Hall. Centralia was a short lived "boom town" that was born in 1910 and died in 1922, and was …

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Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, & Indians in La Florida, 1513-1607

THE LOCATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED

It will now be held at:

Jerome Brown Community Center

99 Jerome Brown Pl, Brooksville, FL 34601

THE HISTORIC HERNANDO PRESERVATION SOCIETY, Inc.

& THE FLORIDA HUMANITIES COUNCIL present:

“B…

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Special Archaeology Lecture at the Library

Intro to Archaeology:  Bringing the Past to the Present

Ever wonder what archaeologists do, exactly? Come and meet an archaeologist and learn about this interesting profession.

March is Florida Archaeology Month. Learn about the science of…

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Heritage Day Festival and Home Tour 2015

The Hernando Historical Museum Association and Historic Hernando Preservation Society are pleased to host Heritage Day, February 21st, 2015 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will be held at the historic Brooksville Train Depot Museum, located at 70 Russel…

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Tilted Tea Cup Offers Special Seatings for Heritage Day

The February 21st Heritage Day Celebration Committee is proud to announce that the Tilted Tea Cup will be part of our event.  They will have seating available for tea at 11:0011:301:00 and 1:30. If you have not already enjoyed the ambiance …

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"Old Brooksville in Photos & Stories" Raffle

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is raffling a

COMPLETE COLLECTION of 200

“ OLD BROOKSVILLE IN PHOTOS & STORIES” BOOKS

By Robert “Bob” Martinez

DONATED BY THE FRASIER MOUNTAIN FAMILY

$ 1.00 per ticket

The book…

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The African Presence in Spanish Florida

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society, Inc., &
The Florida Humanities Council Speakers Bureau, present:

 

“THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN SPANISH FLORIDA”

“African slaves have often risked life and limb to escape southern slavery, but their opt…

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African Americans in Hernando County

Join long-time local resident Mabel Sims as she talks about the history of African Americans in Hernando County as part of the Hernando County Library celebration of Black History Month.

The event takes place on February 3, 2015 from 2:00-3:0…

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