Champagne Brunch

Champagne Brunch

Join us as we celebrate the Osceola County Historical Society’s 70th anniversary with a champagne brunch at Pioneer Village. Bring your friends and enjoy a brunch with music by Hideaway Acres String Quartet.

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Minnie L. “Mama” Greggs

Minnie L. “Mama” Greggs

The only child of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Williams, Minnie was born in Ocala on March 6, 1890.  Following the death of her father during a circus high wire act, Minnie moved to Kissimmee with her mother in 1903.  Minnie stopped attending school upon arriving in Kissimmee when a doctor said if she were “confined to school, she would go blind” due to an unknown condition she’d had […]

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OCHS Presented Non-Profit of the Year Award by St.Cloud Chamber of Commerce

OCHS Presented Non-Profit of the Year Award by St.Cloud Chamber of Commerce

Congratulations are in order for the Osceola County Historical Society after being awarded the Non-Profit of the Year Award by the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce on September 29, 2018. As a dedicated member of the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce, we are honored to receive this prestigious award. OCHS’ goal is to collect and preserve the history of Osceola County and it is wonderful to be recognized for […]

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620 Words

620 Words

An exciting aspect of museum work is making new discoveries. Sometimes, these discoveries may only be new to the researcher. Usually, this means an item has been “rediscovered” in the museum’s archives. The Osceola County Historical Society has made such a discovery! In reorganizing our archives, we happened upon a postcard from 136 years ago. The postcard was addressed to a Miss Martha A. Pierce of Holliston, MA […]

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