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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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No July HHPS Meeting

Due to the first Thursday of July falling so close to the 4th of July holiday, there will be no Historic Hernando Preservation Society meeting in July. Join us in August for a special guest speaker. Info will be posted soon!

March 2015 Business Meeting Minutes


HISTORIC HERNANDO PRESERVATION SOCIETY

1ST QUARTER BUSINESS MEETING 2015

Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 7:00 PM


MINUTES

MEMBERS & GUESTS PRESENT: Roger Kenny, Ken Badgley, Fay Badgley, Mary Moses, …

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Historic Hernando Preservation Second Quarter Business Meeting

Historic Hernando Preservation Society LogoThe Historic Hernando Preservation Society invites you to attend the 2015 2nd Quarter Business Meeting. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers. A potluck supper will follow the meeting. 

  • Date: Thursday, Ju…

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New Brooksville History Book

HERNANDO COUNTY FLORIDA: 

"One hundred years or thereabout"

1842-1945

by

ROGER R. LANDERS

Well-known local educator and historian, Dr. Roger R. Landers has just published a fascinating book of first-hand accounts of many of the …

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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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Historic Hernando Preservation Society 1st Quarter Business Meeting 2015

Historic Hernando PreservationThe Historic Hernando Preservation Society invites you to attend the 2015 1st Quarter Business Meeting. We will discuss projects and plans for the upcoming year, as well as scheduled speakers. A potluck supper will follow the meeting. 

  • Date: Thu…

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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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A Note from Great Brooksvillian Jan Knowles

"I would like to send out a sincere thank you to the City of Brooksville, the 2014 Great Brooksvillian committee and the Tomanian Society for their elegant Award Ceremony on my behalf.

For the many years I served as volunteer for many organizations…

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December Meeting Minutes 2014

HISTORIC HERNANDO PRESERVATION SOCIETY
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING/ELECTIONS
Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 @ 6:30 PM
MINUTES

MEMBERS & GUESTS PRESENT: Regular members and members of both the Virginia Jackson famil…

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“William Bartram” Coming to Brooksville

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to present J.D. Sutton’s acclaimed performance as botanist, artist and explorer William Bartram, Puc Puggy’s Travels in Florida, on Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.at the Brooksville City …

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Great Brooksvillian

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased that our own Jan Knowles has been selected as Great Brooksvillian of year for her dedication to the education of our community about local history and preservation. Please join us to honor Mrs. Kn…

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