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History is Happening!

Fall/Winter 14-15

Imagine planning your trip to Florida knowing there would be no theme parks, no world class restaurants and certainly no resorts with swimming pools. Florida’s earliest pioneers made their way to the sunshine state knowing all that was waiting for them was untouched tropical landscape and opportunity.

Interested in getting back to nature and learning more about how people lived in Florida long before air-conditioning? Visit the newly expanded Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek! The authentic Pioneer Village includes 8 historic buildings from the 1800’s. Come take a tour through Osceola County’s past and explore our hiking, biking and paddling trails.

When you think history, do you only think of the past? History is happening all around us! Since 1949, the Osceola County Historical Society has worked to preserve the rich, cultural heritage of Osceola County, and is extremely proud to share that history with visitors and natives alike.

At the Osceola County Historical Society, the Welcome Center and History Museum features state-of-the-art interactive exhibits that tell the stories of Florida’s earliest settlers, free to visitors. Come see! History is Happening!