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Citrus County Historical Society

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Current Events - Last Concert of Season - Music at the Museum - LaGrange

Music at the Museum Concert Series is rounding out this season featuring “LaGrange” a trio of Florida musicians on Thursday, May 21, in downtown Inverness! Featuring John French, vocals and rhythm guitar; Paul Smithson, guitar, mandolin and vocals; and Joe Ramirez on vocals and electric bass.

John French has teamed up with Smithson to provide a fresh new sound to the trio LaGrange, and has built a large repertoire of original music which consists of a unique combination of Americana, bluegrass, alternate country, and folk. Smithson hails from Buffalo, New York though all three musicians have been performing on the Florida Folk scene for many, many years.

For more information and to reserve your seats call 352.341.6428. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. concert begins at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Reservations are $10/per person.


New Exhibition opens at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum 

On exhibit now in the John Murray Davis rotating exhibit gallery is senior class projects from Citrus High School photography classes and the Lecanto High School art classes. Come discover, and meet and greet these very talented Citrus County high school students. Opening reception is Wednesday, April 22nd from 5 - 7:00 p.m.  Below is art photography by Citrus High School student April Desomma, teacher Nancy Boudreau, title of piece: "Your Sacrifice is the Reason, Why our Flag is still standing."

Citrus County Historical Society

The Citrus County Historical Society, Inc. (CCHS, INC.) was originally formed in 1963, and incorporated in 1979. Operating as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, it accepts tax-deductible donation in the active pursuit to "preserve and further the knowledge of the history and pre-history of Citrus County and nearby areas."

Since 1985, the Citrus County Historical Society has been located in The Old 1912 County Courthouse, located at 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, Florida. The historic Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.Call (352) 341-6428 to order historic photographs for your home, office or business. Please consider becoming a member and volunteering with one of our many programs, events or councils.



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