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Native Plant Society Plant Sale at Chinsegut Hill

The Hernando Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will be sponsoring a Native Plant Sale, Exhibit and Tour at Chinsegut Hill on Saturday, September 24, 2016. This is free family-friendly fun for citizens of Hernando county and visitors to the area.

The Florida Native Plant Sale will feature plants suitable for fall planting from Rita Grant, Rick McDonnell from Hickory Hill, and David Barnard, Cypress Acres Nursery.

Information about invasive exotics plant removal, gardening tips, Florida-friendly landscaping practices and more will be available.

Tours of the Chinsegut Hill grounds beneath the live oaks and magnolias will be given from 10:00 to 11:00 am.

Manor House Tours are also available and are $5 per person.

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Centralia Historic Marker Project

Centralia Historic Marker Project

centralia sawmillCentralia (1910-1922), located only a few miles north of Weeki Wachee, was once a thriving, but short-lived logging town and sawmill, which had a significant impact upon Hernando County’s past.

The Historic Hernando Preservation Society has actively sought to recognize significant historic sites in Hernando County by the installation of historic markers through the Florida Division of Historical Resources Historic Marker Program.

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