27th Annual Pioneer Day

The 27th Annual Pioneer Day sponsored by Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures celebrates Osceola County’s first residents and the pioneering spirit of the late 19th century.

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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 Quarterly Events Recap

The Summer was a very exciting time at the Venues Managed by the Osceola County Historical Society! Ten private events were hosted between the Buster Kenton Room at the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum and the Pavilion and grounds of Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek.

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Historical Wedding Traditions: Quinceñera

Today we are taking a step away from weddings to focus on quinceañeras which are another important event in the lives of Hispanic young women.

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