Author Archives: Rachel McIntee

In the Shade of the Old Oak Tree

Walk up and down the streets of St. Cloud, Florida and you will pass many homes dating to 1910.  But if you venture to Lakeshore Blvd. a lovely two-story home dating to 1887 greets you.

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Outdoor Games of the Early 1900s that You Can Play Today!

With the opening of our Totally Tots! Temporary Exhibit that runs through September 2 at the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, we wanted to take a look at a few of the games that a child would have played on a lazy summer day in 1900 that you can play today.

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2018 History Month Proclamations

Proclamation, it just sounds important, doesn’t it? Did you know that a proclamation is a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter of great importance? 

 During the month of May, the Osceola County Historical Society received a number of acknowledgments declaring the whole month of May, History Month. 

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Soldier City Chapter

With the help of the Narcoossee Area Chapter, the Osceola County Historical Society has been able to expand its reach in preserving the history of the Narcoossee area.  OCHS is now hoping to form the Soldier City Chapter to help preserve the history of St. Cloud, Florida and its surrounding areas. 

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OH! Employee Spotlight: Krystal Baize

Continuing our Employee Spotlight, Larissa Bixby caught up with Krystal Baize, Marketing and Development Assistant. Krystal has been with Osceola History for 2 years, she recently took some time off as she and husband, Zane welcomed Teegan Faye this past January. Krystal spends her free time with her family, and enjoys arts and crafts, especially repurposing something old and turning it into something new. Krystal took a few moments out of her busy schedule as a new mom to sit down with me and answer a few questions.

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