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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Summer Activities in Osceola County!

Summer time in Florida is the perfect opportunity to explore the activities and attractions Osceola County has to offer! Offering family-friendly adventures, there are plenty of activities to ensure everyone has fun! Check out some of our f…

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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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Historical Wedding Traditions –The Rings

From ancient times and throughout many cultures, the circle has represented eternity because it has no beginning and no end. When today’s couples exchange rings pledging their unending love, they are participating in a tradition that is more than 7,000 years old.

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Historical Wedding Traditions – The Veil

A veil is a length of cloth worn as a covering for the head and shoulders. More often worn by women, a veil may cover the face as well. A fine netting or lace is often worn by brides at their wedding.

The custom of veiling the face is as old as time and pieces of these ancient practices have come to be incorporated into today’s wedding traditions.

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