During the month of May, the Osceola County Historical Society received a number of acknowledgments declaring the whole month of May, History Month.
On May 7, 2018, Osceola County presented a proclamation declaring the whole month of May, History Month. Osceola County Historical Society’s Board of Directors President, Donna Hart, along with Board Members Mary Cooper and Jim Swan, Executive Director, Donnita Dampier and Marketing and Development Director Rachel McIntee were there on behalf of OCHS to accept the proclamation.
On May 15, 2018, the Osceola County Historical Society was presented with two more proclamations declaring the month of May, History Month.
Osceola County Historical Society’s Board of Directors President, Donna Hart was accompanied by fellow Board Members, Bert Ruiz, Anza Bast, Mary Cooper, and Jim Swan along with Krystal Baize, Marketing and Development Assistant for the Osceola County Historical Society.
Across town, Executive Director, Donnita Dampier and Board Member, Ricky Booth were representing the Osceola County Historical Society at the Osceola County School Board.
"I was honored to participate in acknowledging Osceola County students who presented projects at the state of Florida History Fair this year. It was wonderful seeing students that care so much about history and who had done such amazing projects."
- Executive Director, Donnita Dampier
The city of St. Cloud presented a proclamation declaring May, History Month to the Osceola County Historical Society on May 24, 2018. Donnita Dampier accepted the proclamation along side Board President, Donna Hart and Board Members, Mary Cooper and Lisa Liu (Narcoossee Area Chapter President). Rachel McIntee, Marketing and Development Director for the Osceola County Historical Society was also there to represent the organization.
The Osceola County Historical Society collects and preserves the county’s rich history. It’s with great honor that the organization is able to share this history with residents and visitors. If you have not had the opportunity to visit the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum or the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek please add these locations to your summer “To Do” list. During the summer months, the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum is featuring the Totally Tots! Temporary Exhibit. With FREE admission and family fun this is one attraction you don’t want to miss! The Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek is comprised of a permanent collection of authentic structures which once upon a time stood in different areas of Osceola County. Come stroll through history and learn how life was once lived before our modern times.
History is Happening!