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November Guest Speaker: Richloam General Store

RICHLOAM GENERAL STORE
Historic Hernando Preservation Society
Special Speaker Presentation: Eric Burkes
Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 6:30PM
Brooksville City Hall
201 Howell Ave, Brooksville 34601

Richloam General Store was built and founded by Sid…

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October Meeting Guest Speaker

"Preservation 101"
October 5, 2017 Meeting
Thursday @ 6:30 pm
​Brooksville City Hall, Council Chambers
201 Howell Avenue
Brooksville, FL
The HHPS is pleased to welcome HHPS board member Jo-Anne Peck as the October guest speaker to provi…

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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 Carlton Sherman, forme…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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