Osceola Natives Temporary Exhibit

Discover the history and lore of some of the first inhabitants of Florida and their role in shaping Osceola County during the Osceola Natives Temporary Exhibit, presented by the Osceola County Historical Society. This exhibit is on display at the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum from January 2, 2019 to April 14, 2019.

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OCHS Employee Spotlight: Laura Wakefield

Laura Wakefield has been attending Osceola County Historical Society  events for years. Born and raised in Osceola County, Laura was a history teacher in the county for over 18 years and would bring her students to the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek to research local history. In June 2018, Laura joined the OCHS team as a grant specialist. Larissa Bixby caught up with Laura to get to know her a bit better.

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Lights, Camera, Christmas Lights!

The hustle and bustle of working, shopping for gifts, and making sure the house is decorated with holiday décor can be exhausting and overwhelming at times so we’ve created a list of family friendly locations that are decked full of cheer and picture perfect. Here are 5 locations to check out over the holiday season!

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Volunteer Spotlight: Anza Bast

Anza Bast has been involved with the Osceola County Historical Society for over 10 years, she is a dedicated volunteer and board member who received this year’s Florida Association of Museums Outstanding Volunteer award. Anza is an invaluab…

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Art in the Archives Paint Night – November 21, 2018

Join us for an Art in the Archives themed paint night on November 21, 2018 from 5:30PM – 8:00PM. Take a private, after hours tour of the Osceola County History Museum and ALL NEW Suited for Service themed temporary exhibit. Art supplies, snacks and sips will be provided.

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