Walk Away May with Osceola History: May 1-31

Walk Away May with Osceola History: May 1-31

Kissimmee, March 29, 2023 – Join Osceola History for “Walk Away May” as community members are invited to gain prizes just for walking on the Shingle Creek trail! Participants in this activity are asked to register starting on April 1 at Osceola History’s Welcome Center & History Museum , 4155 W. Vine Street in Kissimmee or by using one of the handy online forms below. […]

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Votes For Women

Votes For Women

Votes for Women In observance of the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, Osceola History will present Kathryn Chesley portraying Carrie Chapman Catt as she talks about the Women’s Rights Movement, the development of the League of Women Voters and the Equal Rights Amendment. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and is credited with getting the last state […]

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Votes for Women: Carrie Chapman Catt

Votes for Women: Carrie Chapman Catt

History comes to life as Osceola History presents Carrie Chapman Catt (portrayed by Kathryn Chesley) talking about the Women’s Rights Movement, the development of the League of Women Voters and the Equal Rights Amendment. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and is credited with getting the last state to vote to pass the 19th Amendment.  Free Admission. Doors open at […]

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The Homes of Pioneer Village

The Homes of Pioneer Village

May is National Preservation Month Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek tells the story of Osceola County’s early settlers. The collection of 17 buildings includes four original homes that belonged to the Cadman, Lanier, Tyson and Partin families. The homes date from the late 1800s to the 1930s.  In observance of National Preservation Month, we would like to recognize these families and share the history of […]

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