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

 

Email us at:

hernandopreservation@gmail.com

 

Webmaster Contact at

Castlemore@aol.com

 

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 

 


      UPPCOMING SCHEDULE & SPEAKERS:





 










 

July 19, Saturday
ARTIFACT ID DAY
Chinsegut Hill
10 am to 2 pm
11 am - A special presentation by Gary Ellis of the artifacts being found at Chinsegut


 NO MEETING IN AUGUST


SEPTEMBER 4, 2014

Quarterly Membership/Business

Meeting & Potluck Dinner


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.

    


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

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2014 

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


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"