early settlers described the area that was to become Largo, Florida as little
more than pines and palmettos.
“From Pines and Palmettos:
A Portrait of Largo, Florida”
Capture the spirit and flavor of a by-gone era through the eyes and words
of those who carved a thriving city from those meager Southern flatwoods.
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Monday, June 9, 2014 the next meeting of the
Largo Area Historical Society
Please join us for our annual “End of the Season Picnic”, in the Historic Feed store.
No speaker this month, just good old fashioned Largo Fellowship.
No meetings in July or August, we start again on Monday, September 8
Please remember if you have a question about Largo history just email us at: www.largohistory.com
Society President Don Forehand: 727-709-7382
to the Largo Area Historical Society website. We thank you for visiting us
and trust your
stay will be both pleasant and educational.
Chartered under Florida laws on October 17, 1973, the Largo Area Historical
Society is a
non-profit corporation whose purpose is to foster the appreciation and understanding
rich historical heritage by providing education, research, and preservation
of historically significant places, documents and items.
The Society meets on the second Monday of each month * at the historic Feed
Store located at 295
Central Park Drive behind the Largo Cultural Center. A pot-luck supper begins
at 6:30 p.m. followed by
guest speakers and a business meeting. We extend a warm invitation for all
to join us for some old-fashioned fellowship.
On the first Saturday of each month *, the Society opens the Feed Store to
the general public from
10:00 to 2:00 p.m. We invite you to view our displays of historical photos
and memorabilia. Come
sit a spell in our old-fashioned rockers and chat with our historians about
* excluding July and August
visit our entire web site, we offer a great selection of GIFTS and unique
items for sale. Our Photo Gallery gives you a view into Largo's past with
pictures dating back as far as the 1880's. You may see someone you know
in this wide selection of photos. The Society's newly published book,
"From Pines and Palmettos: A Portrait of Largo, Florida" can
also be purchased from this web site. If you have any questions about
our Society or would like a question answered about our rich history you
can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org