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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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Headstone Returns “Home”

When young men Hunter Mello and friend William Lorentsen stumbled upon a headstone in a vacant lot near their home, they had no idea what events would follow.  Since bones were also found near the headstone, local police were called to investigate th…

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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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HHPS 1st Quart Business Meeting 2016

Historic Hernando Preservation Society

1st Quarter Business Meeting 2016

Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Covered Dish Dinner:  6:30 PM

Call to order:    7:15 PM by President Don Moses with Pledge of All…

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HHPS 3rd Quarter 2015 Business Meeting

HISTORIC HERNANDO PRESERVATION SOCIETY

1ST QUARTER BUSINESS MEETING 2015

Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

Thursday, September 3, 2015 @ 7:00 PM


MINUTES

WELCOME OF MEMBERS & GUESTS: 7:00 PM President Don Moses welcomed all to th…

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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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HHPS 2016 1st Quarter Business Meeting

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society invites you to attend the 2016 1st Quarter Business Meeting. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers.  A potluck supper will follow the meeting. 

  • Date: Thursday, Marc…

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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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Jonathan L Yeager Presented With The LeeAnne Shoeman Award

Contributed by: Mary Moses

The names of many worthy nominees were presented to the Historic Hernando Preservation Society for the LeeAnne Shoeman Award. The award was established to honor LeeAnne Shoeman, an educator, historian, and gifted writer.…

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Historic Sidewalk Dedication

Contributed by: Mary Moses

The day of January 9th may have been dreary and overcast, but the spirit of Historic Hernando Preservation Society was anything but. This day was the culmination of planning and coordinating that would save a piece of hi…

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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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2015 4th Quarter Business Meeting

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society invites you to attend the 2015 4th Quarter Business Meeting. Elections will be held for Officers and Board Members for 2016. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers.  A p…

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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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LeeAnne Shoeman Preservation Award

LeeAnne Shoeman was a gifted educator and historian.  She worked tirelessly for the Hernando Historical Museum Association, as well as the Hernando Historic Preservation Society.  Her work on the Bay Port sign project was something she poured her hea…

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Member Highlight: Michael And Charlotte Goldman

Michael And Charlotte Goldman:  Passion for Pottery

You may see Mike and Char Goldman entering and exiting the Historic Hernando Preservation Society meetings hand in hand.  “How sweet,” you may think, but theirs is a timeless story.  Char was a …

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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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