• CANCELLED October Guest Speaker Jim McAlister: Great Florida Cattle Drive

    James McAlister has been deployed to the hurricane (he is a first responder ) and will not be able to speak at our meeting Oct. 6. We will re-schedule. HHPS is please to bring you Mr. James P. McAlister as our October Guest Speaker. Mr. McAlister will tell us about the QUINCENTENNIAL CELEBRATION of the GREAT FLORIDA CATTLE DRIVE. The…

  • September HHPS Meeting & Speaker

    The HHPS will host its monthly business meeting at 6 pm at Brooksville City Hall on Thursday, September 1. Immediately following we will welcome board member Doug Davis as the guest speaker at 7 pm. Mr. Davis will speak on the Genesis of the Seminole Nation. He will focus on how they ended up in Hernando County and the significance…

  • No July Meeting

    The HHPS will not be meeting in July. Happy 4th! See the history of the 4th of July here: History of the Fourth of July – Brief History, Early Celebrations & Traditions – HISTORY

  • June Guest Speaker

    Join us to hear how Hernando County responded to and was impacted by WWII by historian Ross Lamoreaux. Thursday June 2 Business meeting 6 pm, Guest Speaker starts at 7 pm Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Avenue, Brooksville, FL Free and open tot eh public

  • HHPS January Meeting

    Please join the Historic Hernando Preservation Society for our first business meeting of 2022. We will discuss upcoming speakers, field trips and more for the coming year. Where:   Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.When:     January 6, 2022  @ 6:30pm

  • HHPS Annual Membership Meeting

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will host its annual meeting on Thursday, December 16th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm at Brooksville City Hall. Annual board elections will take place at the meeting as well as the LeeAnne Shoeman Award. All are welcome to attend. Food and beverages will be provided by Hernando Preservation.  Please bring a $5 or less gift for the gift exchange game…

  • 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…