• November Guest Speaker “Florida History: from Palmetto-Leaves to The Yearling to River of Grass.”

    Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with the Historic Hernando Preservation Society, we are pleased to welcome historian Betty Jean Steinshouer as our November featured speaker. Experience Florida through the milieu of three woman authors, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas.  Each wrote a book that put Florida on the map- in 1873, 1938,…

  • 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…

  • Brooksville Parade 2016

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society took second place for the best commercial float thanks to Jamie and Robert Aubery of J. Rayne Photography who built a Time Machine! Members of the HHPS dressed up to represent Christmas throughout the Ages. A million thanks to the Auberys for their hard work!

  • 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…