• The Historic Hernando Preservation Society to host Florida Humanities Speaker Series

    Don’t miss our 2018-2019 Florida Humanities Speaker Series, featuring fascinating programs about Florida’s history, culture, and people. Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with the Historic Hernando Preservation Society, this series will showcase four engaging talks and performances, starting in November 2018 and ending in May 2019 . Admission to each is FREE.  All programs will be hosted…

  • October Guest Speaker: “Researching Your Home’s History”

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome historic preservation consultant, Jo-Anne Peck to speak on “Researching Your Home’s History”. Ms. Peck will talk about what to look for, where to look for information and why it is good to know the history of your house or building. The talk is free and open to the public. Thursday, October…

  • HHPS 3rd Quarter Business Meeting & Auction

    Just added! We will also be having a min-auction at this meeting with proceeds to benefit the historic marker fund. Join the HHPS for the 2018 Third Quarter Business Meeting to be followed with a Pot Luck Supper. We will discuss upcoming projects and plans, as well as scheduled speakers. All are welcome to attend! Thursday, September 6, 2018 Brooksville…

  • HHPS August Meeting & Guest Speaker

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Mr. Robert Martinez, publisher of Old Brooksville in Photos & Stories, as he presents: “BROOKSVILLE & HERNANDO COUNTY’S FAMOUS VISITORS.” Mr. Martinez will also talk about ways to identify OLD PHOTOGRAPHS. Thursday, August 2 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Brooksville City Hall, City Council Chambers 201 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, FL 34601

  • Billy the Kid to visit the 1885 Train Depot Museum in Brooksville

    Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear the story of William H. Cox II, “BILLY THE KID.”  He recounts his adventure of 30 years ago when he experienced a life-changing event that found him literally living in the footsteps of the legendary figure of the wild wild West, William H. Bonney,  known infamously as “Billy the Kid.” Billy has written…

  • Tampa Bay History Center Field Trip

    Join the Historic Hernando Preservation Society for a group field trip to the Tampa Bay History Center. A special exhibit on display at the History Center now is:  “Treasure Seekers: Conquistadors, Pirates, and Shipwrecks“. Details about the group field trip will be discussed at the June 7 meeting. Sat Jun 23rd 10:00am – 2:00pm

  • 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…