• March and April Meeting Schedule

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will host their quarterly business meeting on Thursday, March 4, 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. All are welcome to attend. Masks are encouraged. In April, the Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Florida Humanities…

  • Billy the Kid Visits Brooksville

    The Adventures & Times of William H. Cox II, “Billy the Kid” WHEN? Thursday, February 4, 2021WHERE? Brooksville City Hall201 Howell Ave,Brooksville, FL 34601TIME? 6:30 pmFREE: Open to the PublicWilliam H. Cox II shares his great adventure of living in LincolnCounty New Mexico in the early 90’s, in the footsteps of William H.Bonney, the legendary figure known today as “BILLY…

  • 2021 Meeting Schedule

    JANUARY 7, 2021      Thursday @ 6:30 pm         NO MEETING  FEBRUARY 4, 2021   Thursday  @ 6:30 pm        SPEAKER “Billy the Kid” MARCH 4, 2021          Thursday   @ 6:30 pm        QUARTERLY MEETING APRIL 1, 2021              Thursday    @ 6:30 pm        SPEAKER  David Letasi – “Prehistoric Florida”…

  • Florida’s Female Pioneers

    CANCELLED – We Hope to Reschedule Join the HHPS as we welcome historian and author Peggy Macdonald as she examines some of the women who have shaped Florida. Florida’s Female Pioneers: Examining 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,…

  • Garden Grove Historic Marker

    On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Historic Hernando Preservation Society dedicated Hernando County’s newest historic marker commemorating the planned community of Garden Grove. Made possible by HHPS Board member Roger Sherman, the marker is located on the east side of US 41/ Broad Street, just north of the Spring Hill Drive intersection. GARDEN GROVE MARKER – SIDE ONE Garden Grove…

  • February HHPS Meeting: Guest Speaker “Billy the Kid”

    The Adventures & Times of William H. Cox II “Billy the Kid” The HHPS is pleased to welcome William H. Cox II as he shares his great adventure of living in Lincoln County New Mexico in the early 90’s, in the footsteps of William H. Bonney, the legendary figure known today as “BILLY THE KID.” Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:30…

  • October Special Event Reception

    The HHPS will be hosting a Members Only reception in lieu of our regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, October 3. The reception will be held at the Mining Enrichment Center where we are hosting the Hometown Teams Smithsonian Exhibit and will start at 6 pm. Members will be able to browse the exhibit and local image collections. Special guests will…