• The Seminole Wars and Hernando’s Pioneer Families

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Amber and Ross Lamoreaux of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site to present a talk on the effects of the 2nd Seminole War and the Armed Occupation Act on the early settling of Hernando County. Amber will present facets and hardships of life for the early women of Hernando and Ross will discuss…

  • 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…