• Chucochatti: Conflict at the Red Town 1836

    HHPS is pleased to host Sean Norman, Acting Executive Director of the Gulf Archaeology Research Institute as the guest speaker at our monthly meeting. Mr. Norman will talk about the findings from recent local archeological digs at the historic site of Chucochatti. Established in 1767, Chucochatti was among the oldest Seminole villages located in central Florida. Founded by Upper Creek…

  • Florida’s Female Pioneers: Women Who Have Shaped Florida

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to host historian and author Peggy Macdonald at our October 7 monthly meeting. Ms. McDonald will examine some of the women who have shaped Florida, including Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, a physician who ran the first racially integrated free school in Florida; Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous for writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin who kick-started…

  • HHPS 3rd Quarter Business Meeting

    Please join us for the 3rd quarter business meeting as we update everyone on current and future projects related to archaeology, historic preservation, and more! All are welcome to attend. Thursday, September 2nd 6:30pm – 8:00pm Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave, Brooksville, FL 34601

  • HHPS Featured on WEDU

    HHPS was pleased to be featured on the WEDU PBS July 2021 episode of Up Close with Cathy Unruh. The interview with HHPS board member Jo-Anne Peck was filmed via Zoom, and video crew came to downtown Brooksville to get some lovely footage for the show. The interview also features Architecture Sarasota and the great work they are doing preserving…

  • August HHPS Meeting

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will host their monthly meeting on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm at Brooksville City Hall. The meeting will provide updates on local archaeology, history and historic preservation activities around the county as well as current HHPS projects. Special Guest Speaker: Ross Lamoreaux

  • DORWIN SKINNER (May 4, 1945- May 5, 2021)

    We remember a long time member and volunteer of the Historic Hernando Preservation Society, Dorwin Skinner Sr. Dorwin Skinner, Sr. was born in Battle Creek Michigan. He was in the US Airforce for 16 years. Worked for the Veterans Administration as a Supervisor in supply. Retired in 1988. Spring Hill resident since 1994. Had one Son, Dorwin Jr.,  deceased 9…

  • HHPS May Meeting/ Guest Speaker

    HHPS is pleased to welcome guest speaker Jo-Anne Peck at the May meeting. She will present a behind the scenes look at the massive historic building relocation project that took place as part of the widening of I-4 through the heart of historic Ybor City. The project spanned decades from planning to implementation and resulted in the rebuilding of a…