Osceola History announces access program for low-income families

Osceola History announces access program for low-income families

Osceola History announces access program for low-income families Museums for All to increase accessibility of high-quality museum learning resources  Osceola History announces that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program […]

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Weather Update: Pioneer Village closed Aug. 2

Weather Update: Pioneer Village closed Aug. 2

Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek will be closed Sunday, August 2, 2020, due to the threat of high winds and thunderstorms associated with Hurricane Isaias. The Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum will remain open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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A view of Pioneer Village from the air

A view of Pioneer Village from the air

Thank you Chris Todd for sharing this video of Pioneer Village. Please note: Pioneer Village is on the flight path for the Kissimmee Airport. Flying drones at the village and surrounding Shingle Creek Regional Park is prohibited without the proper permits. Mr. Todd had acquired authorization from the FAA to fly his drone on site and scheduled a time with the Osceola History staff to […]

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All Aboard! First Train Arrives in Narcoossee July 19, 1889

All Aboard! First Train Arrives in Narcoossee July 19, 1889

A scrapbook kept by Colonel William E. Cadman holds newspaper clippings about the completion of the Sugar Belt Railway to Narcoossee and the celebration held on July 19, 1889 – the day the first train arrived. The scrapbook is housed in the Orange County Regional History Center archives in Orlando. The noon train originated in Sanford and was filled with people from there and other […]

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