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"The Myth: Not Much Happened in Florida during the Civil War" presented by Gene Jones on the 2nd Thursday at the Governor Martin House; 7 pm, April 10th

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Introduction Note from our President

Welcome to our website!

It contains an assortment of information about our organizationour  meeting schedule, local activities and events of a historic nature, announcements and  research interests of members. It includes a short history of our society and the location of our archives. We are actively involved in partner relationships, referrals and maintain contact information to other organizations with similar goals in preservation and sharing of historical information.

If you have any questions, check our organization's FAQ.  If you are interested in history, please join us.

Claude J. Kenneson
President, 2011-2014
Tallahassee Historical Society

About the Tallahassee Historical Society

First and foremost the Tallahassee Historical Society is a place for those with a curiosity of history, especially Tallahassee History, to meet and attend a lecture or program and join in fellowship with others of the same interest.  As well as presenting monthly speakers and programs, this society also serves as a referral group for people of Florida and the United States and presents announcements concerning history events that are happening in Tallahassee. 

Recent Announcements

  • THS 2nd Thursday Meeting: April 10, 2014 Gene Jones, an author and teacher from Sarasota, Florida will speak about Florida during the Civil War at the Tallahassee Historical Society on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7:00 ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2014, 9:42 PM by Romas S
  • THS 2nd Thursday Meeting: March 13, 2014 Dear Members,After the Civil War, some  land owners in Leon County, beginning in the 1870s switched from cotton plantations to game plantations or preserves.  Once upon a time game ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2014, 8:29 PM by Romas S
  • THS 2nd Thursday Meeting: February 13, 2014 Dear Members, February is Black History Month.  In observance, the Tallahassee Historical Society will host a program entitled "Season of Emancipation-Freedom for All" by  the John Gilmore Riley and ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2014, 5:31 PM by Romas S
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Society Notes

  • Approved Minutes from February 13, 2014 Meeting The meeting was called to order at 7:08 p.m.  Claude Kenneson introduced himself and welcomed all in attendance.Ernie Sanders gave us the financial report. Since he was ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2014, 6:25 PM by Romas S
  • Approved Minutes from January 9, 2014 Meeting Tallahassee Historical Society Minutes January 9, 2014 The meeting was called to order by Claude Kenneson at 7:00 p.m. He introduced himself and welcomed everyone present. The Treasurer ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2014, 8:44 PM by Romas S
  • Approved Minutes from December 12, 2013 Holiday Luncheon The meeting was called to order by our President-elect, David Lang, Jr. at 11:44 a.m. Eighteen members  were present.  The Treasurer's report was given by Ernie ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2014, 3:26 PM by Romas S
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