Historic Hernando Preservation Society
Preserving Hernando County's PAST
We invite you to attend our meetings...

We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month

in historic downtown Brooksville at the Brooksville City Hall 

 201 Howell Ave. Northwest corner of Howell Ave (Main St) and Fort Dade Ave

Meetings start at 6:30 pm.


Contact us at:


Historic Hernando Preservation Society, Inc.

P.O.Box 1925

Brooksville, Florida  34605


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Last update:   July 24, 2014 


Chinsegut Hill, One of Hernando County's most important historical sites



Hernando County founded in 1843


One of many Canopy roads in Hernando County





Welcome to historic Hernando County, Florida...

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society, Inc, also known as Hernando PAST (P.A.S.T. = Preservation A Sacred Trust), is dedicated to the preservation of historic and prehistoric sites as well as important historical structures throughout "OLD HERNANDO COUNTY" Florida, which included present day Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco Counties.

The Society is an IRS 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Corporation 



NOVEMBER 4, 2014

Thomas J. Hughes II, The Archealogy and Architecture of Malta

Tom, working with internatinal teams of archaeologists and historians, has visited the island nation several times and witnessed the incredible 6000 year old remnamts of the world's most advanced civilizations.  Video presentation and Q&A.


Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery
201 Howell Ave, Brooksville, FL 34601

RECEPTION: Friday, November 7, 2014 From 5PM to7PM

Light refreshments will be provided.

See fourteen panels, 3ft high X 6ft high, detailing "The Seminole Wars: An Epic Struggle"

See unique Seminole Artwork.

Many of the special presentations for the coming year are made possible in part by a grant from the Florida Humanitis Council.


The Seminole Wars: An Epic Struggle Exhibit The panel displays of the history of the Seminole Wars will be on loan  to the Historic Hernando Preservation Society, to be displayed at the  Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery for 2 months

DECEMBER 4, 2014



JANUARY 8, 2015 @ Brooksville City Hall: 6:30pm

  Actor J.D. Sutton's portrayal of William Bartram "Puc Puggy" Florida Humanities Council has approved his performance at Brooksville  City Hall. Since the first Thursday of January 2015 was the 1st, we moved it  to January 8th. Due to limited seating reservations may be required.

FEBRUARY 5, 2015 @ Brooksville City Hall: 6:30pm


DR. ROSALYN HOWARD University of Central Florida "The African Presence in Spanish Florida: Black Seminoles"

APRIL 2, 2015 @ Brooksville City Hall: 6:30pm

DR. MICHAEL FRANCIS   University of South Florida St.Petersburg

"Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans, and Indians in La Florida, 1513-1607"