Tools of the Trade: Drug Stores

Tools of the Trade: Drug Stores

Throughout the month of June 2020 we will feature local businesses related to the new Tools of the Trade special exhibit now on display at the History Museum. The exhibit will run through October 12 and features the past tools and objects of various trades. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Roberson’s Drug Store and Broadway Pharmacy Roberson’s Drug Store […]

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Daughters of veterans preserve history & heritage

Daughters of veterans preserve history & heritage

Osceola History celebrates May as History Month. Throughout May 2020, we are featuring local heritage organizations. United Daughters of the Confederacy and Daughters of Union Veterans Lineage societies for daughters of both Confederate and Union veterans were formed for the purpose of not just perpetuating the memory of their ancestors but to assist in Soldier’s Homes and participate in other benevolent works. They continue to […]

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Local United Confederate Veterans Camp organized in 1900

Local United Confederate Veterans Camp organized in 1900

Osceola History celebrates May as History Month. Throughout May 2020 we will feature articles about local heritage organizations. United Confederate Veterans Lineage, heritage and patriotic societies are just as much a part of the history of Osceola County as are the people who migrated here and founded the area. Following the War Between the States, families with the surnames Bass, Brack, Bronson, Gilbert, Ivey, McLaughlin, […]

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Grand Army of the Republic helped promote founding of St. Cloud

Grand Army of the Republic helped promote founding of St. Cloud

Osceola History celebrates History Month each May. Throughout the month we will feature articles about local heritage organizations. Grand Army of the Republic and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was founded as a fraternal organization in 1866 in Springfield, Illinois, and included veterans of Union Army, Navy, Marines and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service who […]

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