Cadman Family Christmas

Cadman Family Christmas

Cadman Family Christmas The William and Jane Cadman family moved from Hampstead, England, to Narcoossee (located in what is now Osceola County, Florida) in 1888. The family referred to their home, which is on display at Pioneer Village, as “The Bungalow.”  The family brought with them many of their English customs and enjoyed entertaining and celebrating the holidays. A Christmas Eve dinner at The Bungalow […]

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Christmas at Pioneer Village

Christmas at Pioneer Village

Christmas at Pioneer VillageDecember 12, 2020 Experience an old-fashioned Christmas at Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek in Kissimmee. Pioneer Village is a collection of buildings that tell the story of Osceola County’s early settlers from the 1880s to early 1900s. In addition to three original family homes, the village includes a schoolhouse, church, general store, train depot, citrus packing plant, Seminole settlement and cow camp. […]

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Living History Day

Living History Day

Celebrate Christmas at Pioneer Village Osceola History will present Living History Day at Pioneer Village on December 12, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come see the village decorated for an old-fashion Christmas. Christmas at Pioneer Village will feature holiday music, storytime, games and craft activities for children, pioneer life demonstrations, and visits with Santa (socially distanced). Living History Day Admission Special: Adults $8 […]

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The history of gingerbread

The history of gingerbread

Gingerbread, believed to have been brought to Europe by returning crusaders at the end of the 11thcentury, was tasty and the ginger helped preserve the bread. French legend says it was brought to Europe in 992 by the Armenian monk Gregory of Nicopolis. Professional baker guilds comprised only of gingerbread bakers were formed and gingerbread baking developed into an acknowledged profession. During the 17thcentury, only […]

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