Osceola Cattlemen’s Association

Osceola Cattlemen’s Association

The agriculture community is proud to be the second-largest industry in the state of Florida, employing over two million people and contributing more than $104 billion to the economy every year.[1] Cattle have been a part of the Florida landscape since 1521.[2] Osceola County, in particular, has a long history as a large producer of cattle in this state that continues today. Cattle have been part of Osceola County […]

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July 2020 Newsletter

July 2020 Newsletter

The July 2020 Osceola History newsletter is now available. Learn about our upcoming Train Day event on July 19 at Pioneer Village and other happenings. Click here to read the newsletter. If you would like to receive future newsletters delivered direct to your inbox, please complete the form below.

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Desert Inn Update

Desert Inn Update

The Desert Inn located in Yeehaw Junction sustained major damage when a transfer trailer hit the building on December 22, 2019. Osceola County Historical Society is the owner of the property, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Our inspector recently visited the site to help us assess the damage and determine future plans for the site.  Posted: May 18, 2020

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Celebrate!

Celebrate!

The new Celebrate! special exhibit highlights Osceola County Historical Society’s 70th anniversary and takes a look back at celebrations in 1949.

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