Osceola County Historical Society Blog

A Unique Dining Experience

Posted by Anza Bast on Mar 2, 2017 9:30:00 AM

There are not many places you can spend a pleasant evening in a cemetery, dining with friends, bidding on great items and meeting some of Osceola County’s passed citizens.

 Amid some controversy, our first Dine with the Departed was held on March 13, 2010 in historic Rose Hill Cemetery. The decision was made by the Osceola County Historical Society to host something different – not the usual ghost tour, generally occurring in October, but to present an educational evening, striving to raise funds for the organization.

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Topics: Fundraisers, Educational, Dine with the Departed, Rose Hill Cemetery

Have You Ever Imagined Having Dinner in a Cemetery?

Posted by Rachel McIntee on Feb 16, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Have you ever imagined having dinner in a cemetery?

 This idea sounded crazy to me the first time I heard it until I learned a little more about Dine with the Departed and had a chance to experience it for myself.

 Dine with the Departed is a fundraiser hosted by the Osceola County Historical Society to help raise money to continue their mission. The event is designed to educate the public on the history of Kissimmee’s Rose Hill Cemetery and the influential people who now reside there.

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Topics: Fundraisers, History, Osceola County History, Dine with the Departed, Rose Hill Cemetery

13 tips to help you conquer the Young Friends Pub Crawl

Posted by Kimber Davis on Nov 17, 2014 4:07:00 PM

When it comes to the Young Friends of the Osceola County Historical Society, they've got one goal in mind for their organization—raising money to award a scholarship to an Osceola County high school senior who is majoring in history or museum studies or has volunteered at least 40 hours with the historical society.

When it comes to how they raise their money for this scholarship, they have one theme behind their fundraising—a little mingling mixed with adult beverages (for those who are 21 and up of course!).

Throughout the year they host various Historic Happy Hours and once a year they host their annual Pub Crawl. 

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Topics: Young Friends of the OCHS, OCHS Events, Fundraisers

9 Recipes You Can Make with a Pork Butt

Posted by Donnita Dampier on Oct 23, 2014 4:40:00 PM

We've got a rundown of 9 recipes you can make with a pork butt, it is almost like the never-ending list of things Forest Gump came up with for shrimp. But, maybe just a wee bit better. Here we go:

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Topics: OCHS Events, Fundraisers

About this Blog

The Osceola County Historical Society is focused on preserving Osceola County’s rich, cultural history while sharing it with others. This blog is perfect for just that. 

Remember, here you can find information on:

  • Osceola County History
  • Pioneer Families
  • Events at the Welcome Center and History Museum
  • Much, much more!

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