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NEWS: Dr. J. Michael Francis of USF did a presentation on Spanish Florida at the museum on April 19. Two pictures are on our web site here and at Flickr here and here. Video of the presentation is here.

A set of photos from Anclote Elementary School contributed by Donna True is here.

On April 5, Paul and Laurel Hudson donated to the museum a painting of the home of Isaac and Amanda Hudson, for whom Hudson is named. A picture and more information are here and here.

Pictures from the 2014 Chasco Fiesta boat parade are on our Facebook page and in this set on Flickr.

Pictures of all nine stilt houses in the Gulf taken by Tanner Abbott on March 8 have been added to this set.

The guest speaker at the museum on Feb. 8 was Maxine Walker Giddings, who talked about participating in the civil rights movement as a student at historically black Fisk University in Nashville. A picture and more information are here.

The 1958 New Port Richey telephone book is on the West Pasco Historical Society Facebook page and at Flickr in this set. This book was donated to the WPHS by Walt Casson.

Dr. Susan MacManus was the guest speaker at the museum on Sept. 28. She spoke about the history of the Land O' Lakes area. You can watch a video of her entire presentation here.

ABOUT US: About Us - News and Views of the Museum - The Beginning of the Museum - Membership Application - Our March 2011 Newsletter - Our Jan 2012 Newsletter - Our Sept 2012 Newsletter

ARTICLES: Historical Timeline - Index of Names - Pine Hill (Obenreder) - Pine Hill (Burch) - Pine Hill Cemetery - New Port Richey Press - Recollections of Chester Wilcox - The Baker House - The Gazebo in Sims Park - Obituary Database - Obituary Images - Photos Then and Now - Queen of Peace Hall Dedication - Deciucies Photographs - Hudson Veterans Memorial (1981) - Old Timers’ Picnic (1978) - Moving the Catholic Church (2001) - Port Richey Historic Preservation Sunday (2006) - Veteran's Day (2006) - Martin Luther King Day (2007) - James E. Grey Preserve - First Mural - Second Mural - Third Mural - Fourth Mural - Fifth Mural - Bush Plaque in Sims Park - Photos by Lillian Kreps (1980s) - Eight Photos From 1924 - Other Resources

HISTORIC PASCO PHOTOSPHOTOS OF THE WPHSVIDEO CLIPS – See also more local history at fivay.org.

The West Pasco Historical Society web site is hosted by GulfCoast Networking, New Port Richey, Florida