During Women’s month at Osceola County Historical Society, we are celebrating Mary C. Bryan for her contributions as an educator. Miss Bryan came to Florida in January 1892. She was 26 at the time when she moved to Florida from Georgia and it was the first year of the forty that she served as a teacher. She was given the third grade and she never […]
Special presentation for International Women’s Week honoring women in history. Visit us from 12pm-2pm at Pioneer Village to hear from a 19th century schoolteacher and Mrs. Cadman discussing what life was like for women in the 1800s. Pictured: Mrs. Cadman in an Orange Grove.
Votes for Women In observance of the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, Osceola History will present Kathryn Chesley portraying Carrie Chapman Catt as she talks about the Women’s Rights Movement, the development of the League of Women Voters and the Equal Rights Amendment. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and is credited with getting the last state […]
“Rightfully Hers” is now on display at the Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum. This new pop-up exhibit from the National Archives commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Explore the history of the ratification of this historic amendment, women’s voting rights before and after, and its impact today. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 30, 2020. The History Museum is […]