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Historic Hernando Preservation Society

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Richloam General Store Historic Marker Unveiling

Dedication for the Historical Marker of Pilaklikaha

Sumter County Historical Society & Dade Battlefield Society

INVITE YOU TO ATTEND THE

Dedication & Reception

for the 

Historical Marker

of

PILAKLIKAHA

“Abraham’s Old Town”

APRIL 10, 2018

DEDICATION CEREMONY 3:00 p.m.

RECEPTION 3:30-5:00 pm

Intersection of SR 471 and CR 567 (aka: Fortune Teller Road; East of 471; Between Webster & Sumterville.

Pilaklikaha was also known as "Abraham's Old Town," named after Abraham, who came to the area after escaping slavery in Pensacola ar…

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Centralia History

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society has welcomed Sid Taylor as our guest speaker several times over the years. Most recently, she spoke about the history of the town of Centralia. Centralia was a short-lived but significant sawmill town that sprung up in western Hernando County around the turn of the century. At its peak, about 1,200 laborers and their families and support, numbering another 3000, occupied the boom town. After harvesting all 15,000 acres of monster red Tidewater Cypress i…

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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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