• 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…

  • Town of Centralia Historic Marker Dedication Ceremony

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will dedicate a State Historical Marker near Centralia Road and Commercial Way in Hernando County on Saturday, September 23rd @ 10 AM.  Centralia was a large logging and mill town which existed in Hernando County over one hundred years ago.  Although now a ghost town, this short lived town of Centralia had an impact on…

  • Tarpon Springs to Boom Town

    by:  Mary J. Moses Historic Hernando Preservation Society ventured to Tarpon Springs Saturday, September 24th. The group was there to take in the museums, shops and fabulous food Tarpon Springs had to offer. The trip, in itself, was a nod to the fifty Greek sponge divers who left Tarpon Springs in 1910 for a new life in Centralia. Centralia beckoned…

  • Croquet Anyone?

    The Hernando Historical Museum Association invited the Historic Hernando Preservation Society for a croquet match on the lawn of the May Stringer House, Sunday, August 28th. The event was to encourage growing friendships as well as provide a pastime of a by-gone era. It reflected days of summer afternoons sipping cold drinks in the shade, while rocking on the porch. The Stringer House was…