Osceola County Historical Society Blog

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

Pioneer Day: A Growing Tradition in Osceola County

Posted by Rachel McIntee on Nov 4, 2014 8:56:00 PM

The buzz lately around the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum has been all about Pioneer Day. It's a tradition of the OCHS to host this annual event but, this year, our Pioneer Day is more special than ever because it coincides with the Grand Opening of the new Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek. And really, that is a day we've been looking forward to for months now. From moving the historic buildings at our old site to having authentic replicas of Chickee structures built at our new site and everything in between, we've been working hard to make this dream of ours a reality.

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Topics: Osceola History, OCHS Events, The Pioneer Village

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

Duck Hunt Champions Extraordinaire, aka, our Shotgun Shuffle Recap.

Posted by Rachel McIntee on Oct 22, 2014 5:12:00 PM

On October 4th, the Osceola County Historical Society and some of our most adventurous members headed out to Tenoroc Shooting Center in Lakeland, Florida to participate in our yearly Shotgun Shuffle. 

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Topics: OCHS Event Recap, OCHS Events

Duck Hunt: Just another name for the OCHS Shotgun Shuffle.

Posted by Rachel McIntee on Oct 2, 2014 4:54:00 PM

The Osceola County Historical Society Shotgun Shuffle is right around the corner and we realized, for those of you who aren’t really sure what this whole thing is all about, that two little words might paint the picture for you.

Duck Hunt.

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Topics: OCHS Events

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with the OCHS

Posted by Margaret Wallis on Aug 29, 2014 5:52:00 PM

The exhibit that will be on display at the History Museum is titled, Spanish Pathways, where viewers will trace the Spanish in Florida and will investigate the earliest cattle industry, the Naváez expedition, De Soto’s epic march, Catholic mission sites, St. Augustine, Ft. Mose, Count Gálvez and the American Revolution, the Second Spanish Era, Paulina Pedrosa and Las Patriotas,the cigar industry, and finally, the dramatic impact of the 1959 Cuban revolution on south Florida. The timeline dates from 1492 through 1992, five hundred years of hispanic history.

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Topics: Around Osceola, OCHS Events

5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss our Historic Happy Hour on September 3rd

Posted by Kimber Davis on Aug 26, 2014 5:00:00 PM

The Young Friends of the Osceola Historical Society are continuing an old tradition with their Historic Happy Hour! On September 3rd, you can stop in to 3 Sisters Speakeasy in Downtown Kissimmee from 5-7pm to get in on the fun and we’ve got five reasons why you shouldn’t miss this event…

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Topics: Young Friends of the OCHS, OCHS Events

Host Your next Event with Help from the Osceola County Historical Society

Posted by Kimber Davis on Jun 26, 2014 5:30:00 PM

 

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Topics: OCHS Events

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Osceola County Historical Society’s Summer Camps

Posted by Kimber Davis on May 15, 2014 5:13:00 PM

 

On June 5th, every student in Osceola county will be heard screaming with excitement as they run from the school grounds to their long promised summer freedom. But many parents are hard pressed to find fun & educational activities to keep their kids busy through the summer months. Osceola County Historical Society offers four weekly camp sessions that last from 9am-4pm for 1st through 8th graders. Here are a few things about the Osceola County Historical Society's Summer Camp that you might not have known.

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Topics: Osceola History, OCHS Summer Camp, OCHS Events

6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss Our Historic Happy Hour on May 14th

Posted by Kimber Davis on May 9, 2014 5:00:00 PM

The Young Friends of the OCHS has decided to revive an old tradition in honor of Osceola History Month by bringing back Historic Happy Hour! On May 14th, you can stop in to Broadway Pizza Bar in Downtown Kissimmee from 5-7pm to get in on the fun and we’ve got six reasons why you shouldn’t miss this event…


1. It’s taking place at the ever popular Broadway Pizza Bar. 

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Topics: Osceola History, Young Friends of the OCHS, OCHS Events

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
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