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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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Howell Avenue Historical Sidewalks

When the Howell Avenue historic sidewalks were slated for removal, Historic Hernando Preservation Society executed a plan.  Don Moses, current president of the organization, wrote a proposal to the City of Brooksville to save a portion of the histori…

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"Bubble Gum" the Spring Hill Dinosaur

On Sunday, October 11, HHPS President Don Moses gave a Certificate of Appreciation to Al Madden, owner of Fudge Factory USA on US 19 for his efforts to repair and restore the 22' tall pink dinosaur on US 19 that helps add a unique flair to our Co…

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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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Mary's Fish Camp

Mary’s Fish Camp has been a landmark in Hernando County since 1946.  Situated on the beautiful Mudd River, it creates memories of lazy summer days past.  Four cabins are being restored to provide guests with opportunities to create their own Florida …

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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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June 2015 Business Meeting Minutes

HISTORIC HERNANDO PRESERVATION SOCIETY

2nd QUARTER BUSINESS MEETING 2015

Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

Thursday, June 4, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

MINUTES

MEMBERS & GUESTS PRESENT: Ken Badgley, Mary Moses, Don Moses, Dave Latasi, Buddy J…

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New DVD of Seminole History in Hernando Available

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to offer an original video production entitled From Creek to Seminole: A Native American Documentary of Chocochatti. Written by HHPS board member Jon Yeager, the video was produced by honor stud…

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Third Quarter Business Meeting

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society invites you to attend the 2015 3rd Quarter Business Meeting. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers. A potluck supper will follow the meeting. 

  • Date: Thursday, Septe…

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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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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!

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