Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek: Revatilized!

Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek: Revatilized!

1 year ago, you invested in us, well beyond your cash donations. You revitalized our spirits, and helped us move forward.   On November 12, 2017 the Osceola County Historical Society woke up after a very successful 26th Annual Pioneer Day sponsored by Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures only to find out the irreplaceable Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek had been vandalized just hours after the event.  In a time of need the community showed support […]

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27 Reasons to Attend the 27th Annual Pioneer Day Event

27 Reasons to Attend the 27th Annual Pioneer Day Event

1.) The 27th Annual Pioneer Day event is a FREE, fun, fall festival. Save on admission with this great FREE event! That’s right, we are offering free admission to the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek. Saturday, November 10th  from 10AM to 4PM. FREE ADMISSION AND FREE PARKING!! 2.) Family Friendly Atmosphere! 3.) The event is sponsored by Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures. 4.) Learn about the history of Osceola County! 5.) Meet Col. Cadman as you tour […]

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The Lanier Family: from John to Raymond

The Lanier Family: from John to Raymond

 This photo was found on Ancestry.com, It shows Isaac Lanier with his third wife, Mary Lula Walker Lanier and an unidentified child. The Lanier family, like many others, migrated from another state to the wild frontier of Florida. The patriarch, John Lanier, came from Georgia where he was born in 1805. The exact date when John came to Florida is unknown. However, we do know that it […]

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