Train Day at Pioneer Village

Train Day at Pioneer Village

Celebrating the 131st anniversary of the first train arriving in Narcoossee on July 19, 1889. Entertainment: Live music by Will Yancy throughout the day. Spinning demonstrations by Monica Leibacher. Churning homemade ice cream at 11:30 a.m. Free ice cream for guests while supplies last. Guided tours at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.  Admission: $8 adults, includes admission for 2 children under 12 with […]

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All Aboard! First Train Arrives in Narcoossee July 19, 1889

All Aboard! First Train Arrives in Narcoossee July 19, 1889

A scrapbook kept by Colonel William E. Cadman holds newspaper clippings about the completion of the Sugar Belt Railway to Narcoossee and the celebration held on July 19, 1889 – the day the first train arrived. The scrapbook is housed in the Orange County Regional History Center archives in Orlando. The noon train originated in Sanford and was filled with people from there and other […]

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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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