• October Guest Speaker Jim McAlister: Great Florida Cattle Drive

    HHPS is please to bring you Mr. James P. McAlister as our October Guest Speaker. Mr. McAlister will tell us about the QUINCENTENNIAL CELEBRATION of the GREAT FLORIDA CATTLE DRIVE. The Great Florida Cattle Drive 2022 will be held December 4 – 10th, with 500 participants helping take 1000 head of cattle through some of the last “Old Florida” style…

  • Orphan Trains Program at the 1885 Depot Museum

    The Hernando Heritage Museum is bringing a unique history program about Orphan Trains to Hernando County. The Orphan Train Movement was a supervised welfare program that transported children from crowded Eastern cities of the United States to foster homes located…

  • September HHPS Meeting & Speaker

    The HHPS will host its monthly business meeting at 6 pm at Brooksville City Hall on Thursday, September 1. Immediately following we will welcome board member Doug Davis as the guest speaker at 7 pm. Mr. Davis will speak on…

  • No July Meeting

    The HHPS will not be meeting in July. Happy 4th! See the history of the 4th of July here: History of the Fourth of July – Brief History, Early Celebrations & Traditions – HISTORY

  • June Guest Speaker

    Join us to hear how Hernando County responded to and was impacted by WWII by historian Ross Lamoreaux. Thursday June 2 Business meeting 6 pm, Guest Speaker starts at 7 pm Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, FL Free…

  • March Guest Speaker – Rober Martinez: Dating Historic Photos

    Join the Historic Hernando Preservation Society in welcoming local historic Robert Martinez as he shows us tips on determining when historic photos were taken. Mr. Martinez is the publisher of “Old Brooksville in Photos and Stories”, which publishes historic photos…

  • February Guest Speaker: Andrea Read

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Andrea Read as the February Guest Speaker. Ms. Read will talk about the work of her “In With the Old” committee that has created a new interactive online history tour of…

  • Mabel Sims Wins LeeAnne Shoeman Award

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society was pleased to award the Lee Anne Shoeman Preservation Award this year to Brooksville historian Mabel Sims. Mrs. Sims has been instrumental in preserving local history, much of which she has familial ties to. Her…