Historic Hernando Preservation Society

Local History Highlights


DATE:  Saturday Nov. 19, 2016 @ 10 AM
PLACE:  Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
               7200 CR 603 ("Battlefield Parkway")
               Bushnell, FL  33513
LOCATION:  Major Dade's Lodge
Private John Thomas of Dade's Massacre of 1835
Presentation of a research paper by James Marshall that makes a compelling argument for the identification of yet another survivor of Dade's command.

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Tarpon Springs to Boom Town

by:  Mary J. Moses

Historic Hernando Preservation Society ventured to Tarpon Springs Saturday, September 24th. The group was there to take in the museums, shops and fabulous food Tarpon Springs had to offer. The trip, in itself, was a nod to the fifty Greek sponge divers who left Tarpon Springs in 1910 for a new life in Centralia.  

Centralia beckoned people from the silver and gold booms to a new resource, red Tidewater cypress. The seemingly inexhaustible supply drew workers from Scotland,…

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Brooksville Main Street Gets Top Recommendation

Exciting news for the Brooksville Vision Foundation’s newest project “the Brooksville Main Street Program”; the program was placed at the top of the list of probable candidates by the Florida Main Street Ad Hoc Advisory Committee to receive a Main Street designation.

A delegation of interested citizens from Brooksville/Hernando County along with City Officials traveled to Tallahassee, Monday July 25, 2016 to make a presentation to secure the advisory board’s recommendation to further th…

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HC Library Oral History Collection (15 videos)

Black Seminole History

The Brooksville Army Airfield WWII Bunker in Hernando County

Oriole Cemetery in Withlacoochee State Forest

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We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month in historic downtown Brooksville at Brooksville City Hall,  201 Howell Ave. Northwest corner of Howell Ave (Main St) and Fort Dade Ave. 

Meetings start at 6:30 pm.


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