Author Archives: Rachel McIntee

27 Reason to Attend the 27th Annual Pioneer Day Event

Celebrate Osceola County’s first residents and the pioneering spirit of the late 19th century during the 27th Annual Pioneer Day. Here are some reasons why you won’t want to miss this event, 27 reasons to be exact!

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The Lanier Family: from John to Raymond

The Lanier family, like many others, migrated from another state to the wild frontier of Florida. The patriarch, John Lanier, came from Georgia where he was born in 1805. The exact date when John came to Florida is unknown. However, we do k…

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OCHS Welcomes New Executive Director

The Osceola County Historical Society would like to welcome Kimberly Murray as the new Executive Director. Kimberly has a Master of Science Degree in Human Services Management and officially joined the OCHS team on October 1, 2018. 

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A Rockin’ BBQ Experience

Fair warning—this blog post contains pictures of mouth-watering barbeque food. Be prepared to crave this amazing food!

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Backstage Access of Osceola Heritage Park

The Osceola County Historical Society recently had the privilege of attending a private behind-the-scenes tour of Osceola Heritage Park. Here is a little history and glance of what goes on behind the curtains of all the concerts, events, and tradeshows that take place at our very own Osceola Heritage Park.

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