Welcome to the Citrus County Historical Society
Free Coffee and Conversation Speaker's Program
Dr. Lorenzo Rossi is a University of Florida researcher and the Plant Root Biologist at the Indian River Research and Education Center. Dr. Rossi's appointment demonstrates the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s commitment to leading the citrus industry in its management of citrus greening while scientists continue their search for a cure for this devastating disease.
In addition, there will be on display an exhibition on the history of Citrus in Florida and Citrus County. Please note date, time, and location. The program will take place at the Historic Hernando School in Hernando, Citrus County, Florida at the corner of U.S. Highway 41 and County Road 486/Norvell Bryant Highway
Call: 352.341-6428 or go online to: cccourthouse.org to reserve a seat and for more information. Citrus based fruit refreshments will be served.
The Citrus County Chronicle Celebrates their 125th Anniversary at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
125 Years with the Chronicle exhibit will be on display through mid-August 2019.
Local newspapers are vital, especially to smaller communities. They capture not only the big events of the nation and world but the local goings-on that make the places we live so special and dear to us. The exhibit tells the story of the newspaper’s role in our local communities for 125 years, and hopefully, 125 more. Come and honor the Chronicle’s commitment to keeping locals abreast of the news that matters most. See headlines from decades gone by, interesting and quirky local stories, how ads and prices have changed over time, and more.
As times continue to change, many people are getting their news online. Although the Chronicle offers an online version, they still have a wide paper subscription base that provides the pleasure of holding something tangible. This ability to evolve has contributed in part to the long life of the Chronicle. Whether you prefer flipping through the pages of a freshly printed newspaper or swiping through stories on your iPad, the Citrus County Chronicle is there for you.
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Great fun and entertainment!
We had a great time with Roy Orbison! Missed out on the fun? There are still two great shows left this season!
Tickets for the remaining two shows are available at Our Online Shop!
The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum is a historical gem at the heart of Downtown Inverness. The proud structure has stood for over 100 years, and although the business of the court is no longer transacted here, it is still an important pillar to the community. It is a place of learning, a community space, and of course, an entertainment venue. The fully restored 2nd floor courtroom recalls the majesty of turn-of-the-century architecture and design and provides an intimate and unforgettable setting for fantastic food, cheerful company, and magnificent music.
August 15, 2019: The Divebombers This trio plays the best toe tappin’ foot stompin’, knee slappin’, old school blues, country, and rock’n’roll around. The Divebombers feature guitarist George Worthmore, an inductee of the New York Blues Hall of Fame, veteran bassist Chad Clifford, and guitar whiz-kid Nat Langston. They play the music of George Jones, Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, Elvis, and more with instrumental virtuosity and an irresistible sense of fun.
September 19, 2019: Greta Pope and the Spaniels: Motown…Pride of the Motor City” Greta Pope is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed entertainer. She has delighted audiences throughout the world, performing styles from Jazz to Opera to Broadway with easy and flair. The Museum is proud to welcome her and the Spaniels to perform all your Motown favorites, including The Supremes, The Temptations, Ike and Tina Turner, Martha and the Vandellas and more.
Tickets for the event are $25 per person. Tickets include after-hours access to the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum exhibits, appetizers, and open tabled seating. A cash bar is available, which
helps support fundraising efforts.
The Inverness Cultural Heritage Council, a d.b.a. of the Citrus County Historical Society, Inc. (a non-profit organization) asks for your financial support and or sponsorship for this performance series. Proceeds benefit the Inverness Council and the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum exhibitions, educational programming, and scholarships. Partnerships and sponsorships are always available.
For more information, please call 352-341-6428 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. As always, please stop by the Old Courthouse Museum at One Courthouse Square in downtown Inverness for seat reservation and a tour!
Check out the below links for fun, interesting, and educational events and activities!
discovercrystalriverfl.com - And the surrounding communities of Homosassa, Inverness and Floral City
NatureCoaster.com - What's happening now in Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties.
Citrus County Historical Society
The Citrus County Historical Society, Inc. (CCHS, INC.) was originally formed in 1963, and incorporated in 1979. Operating as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, it accepts tax-deductible donation in the active pursuit to "preserve and further the knowledge of the history and pre-history of Citrus County and nearby areas."
Since 1985, the Citrus County Historical Society has been located in The Old 1912 County Courthouse, located at 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, Florida. The historic Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.Call (352) 341-6428 to order historic photographs for your home, office or business. Please consider becoming a member and volunteering with one of our many programs, events or councils.