Osceola County Historical Society

Osceola County Historical Society

The Osceola County Historical Society is a 501c3 that was founded on October 29, 1949 by volunteers Charles and Twylah Hartley and Alma Hetherington looking to properly preserve artifacts and publish articles that would ensure Osceola County’s heritage lived on for years to come. Today, OCHS has

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Living History Pioneer Village Tour


Program Description

Tour multiple structures from the late 1800’s, including a cracker house, blacksmith shop, school house, train depot, Seminole village, cow camp and more! Each building is packed with artifacts to showcase the lifestyle of early Florida pioneers.

Pioneer Activities - Throughout your tour of the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek, your students will learn how Central Florida's early settlers


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Cultural Origin: Multicultural, Native American, Other
Subject: History
Population Served Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No

Pioneer Village
2491 Babb Rd. · Kissimmee FL 34746

Fees / Ticketing:

$4 per student, $5 per adult/chaperone. Teachers are free.


Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes