Liz Stemm joined the staff of the Osceola County Historical Society in June 2012 as the organization’s first official curator. Although she was not raised in Osceola County, she was born and raised in Arcadia, FL – where her family’s “cracker” heritage was celebrated. Liz’s grandmother, Arlyn Whidden Christ, shared stories of her childhood in old Florida, and instilled Liz with a sense of pride and love of Florida history.
Shingle Creek Regional Trail Ground Breaking
At the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Shingle Creek Regional Trail, elected officials and key members of the project team each grabbed their own ceremonial golden shovel and marked the official beginning of the first phase of the construction project on January 9, 2015.