• 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…

  • August HHPS Meeting

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society will host their monthly meeting on Thursday, August 5, 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 as well as current HHPS projects. Special Guest Speaker: Ross Lamoreaux

  • HHPS May Meeting/ Guest Speaker

    HHPS is pleased to welcome guest speaker Jo-Anne Peck at the May meeting. She will present a behind the scenes look at the massive historic building relocation project that took place as part of the widening of I-4 through the heart of historic Ybor City. The project spanned decades from planning to implementation and resulted in the rebuilding of a…

  • In Pursuit of Florida’s Paleo Hunters – April Guest Speaker

    The Historic Hernando Preservation Society is pleased to welcome Florida Humanities speaker and HHPS board member, David Letasi as the guest speaker for the April 1, 2021 meeting. David Letasi is a Paleontologist and expert formerly with the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa. In Pursuit of Florida’s Paleo Hunters Travel back into the last Ice Age and…

  • 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”…