Come visit the beautiful Hernando Heritage Museum and see some or all of the

11,000 artifacts on display there...Open Tues. thru Sat....12:00 to 03:00..The museum

is home of the Brooksville Raid which was voted by the Florida reenactors as the best and largest civil war reenactment in Florida.

There will be a $1.00 donation                                                                            Pre-registration deadline                                                               

for all adult reenactors and                                                                                     is December 6h, 2004

their families at registration.

Brooksville Raid Festival

Hernando Historical Museum Association, Inc.

North Pinellas County Scout Sertoma Club, Inc.

Brooksville Raid                                                                                            Phone:  352-799-0129

P.O. Box 12233                                                                                               Fax:      352-799-4766

Brooksville, Florida 34603                                                    E-Mail >>>>

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Dear Reenactor,

On behalf of the Hernando Historical Museum Association, Inc. and the North Pinellas Scout Sertoma Club, it is our pleasure to invite you to attend the 25th Annual Brooksville Raid Festival.

Thanks to your support and commitment, the Brooksville Raid has grown to be one of the largest events of its type in the state of Florida.  We are working diligently to make this year's event one to remember.

This year's re-enactment observes the 143rd    anniversary of the battle.  The event is to be held January 15h  and 16th , 2005 at the Sand Hill Scout Reservation on State Road 50, west of Brooksville.  Arrangements have been  made with the North Pinellas Co. Scout Sertoma Club to allow camping from January 12th. through January 17th., 2004 (no one will be permitted on the site prior to 10:00 A.M. ,January 12th ).  Meals and hot showers will be available from the North Pinellas Co. Scout Sertoma Club,   Friday evening through Sunday, for a nominal fee.

DISABLED CAM PING must pre-register PRIOR TO Dec. 6th ,2004  and pick up pass at registration to receive a parking permit.  Parking is limited.  Proof of disability required.

The first (40) pre-registered horses will receive (2) bales of hay for the event. The rest of the pre-registered horses will receive (1) bale of hay.

The first (20) pre-registered cannons will be reimbursed $100.00 for their powder.

(Checks will be distributed on Sunday by Goodrich)


Friday Jan. 14h , 2005 we will be hosting a student day.  Anyone interested in participating in this program please return the registration form and mail to the Hernando Historical Museum Assoc., Inc. so we may coordinate this.

Enclosed you will find a schedule of events, a location map, and the general rules of the event.  Please read this information carefully prior to registering.  The Brooksville Raid Committee looks forward to seeing you at the Raid.


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             Jan Knowles                   Co-Chairs                Joan Casey