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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Trivia Night at the Museum

Trivia Night at the Museum

Come test your knowledge of Florida history and trivia at Trivia Night at the Museum.

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Charles Lee led charmed life farming in Kissimmee

Charles Lee led charmed life farming in Kissimmee

May is Asian Pacific American Month Charles Lee was born as Lee Gwe Sui in March 1855 in Canton, China. His name meant “Charmed Life” and according to family lore, his mother was 60 years old when he, her 16th child was born. Thinking he would die from dysentery as a child, his mother took him to an opium den, hoping the smoke would ease […]

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