Regular meetings of the Tallahassee Historical Society are held the second Thursday of each month, October through May. Our monthly meetings feature guest speakers on a variety of topics related to local and state history. Meetings start at 6:30 with socializing and snacks and the meetings formally kick off at 7:00 p.m. with Society business and our guest speaker.
Except as noted below, THS meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. at The Gov. John Martin House, 1001 De Soto Park Dr., Tallahassee 32301.
Current members will receive upcoming program details by email. Not a member? Join today!
J. Doug Smith, independent researcher: “Mud on the Tracks: The Story of Tallahassee’s Street Railway”
Dr. Kurt Piehler, Florida State University Department of History: “Rabbi and Chaplain David Max Eichhorn in World War II”
Holiday dinner at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 211 Monroe Street, Tallahassee 32301
Reservations required; small fee for dinner
Betty Ashler and David Proctor: “The St. John’s Cemetery Project”
Alissa Lotane, Florida Division of Historical Resources: Overview of historic preservation efforts in Florida and Tallahassee
Dale Cox, author and researcher: “The Fort at Prospect Bluff”
Lynn McLarty, independent researcher: “Tallahassee’s Old Fairgrounds and the Postbellum Race Horse Industry”
Annual business meeting and potluck picnic (site to be confirmed);
Kevin Bair, independent researcher: “Civil War Medicine”
Members will vote on the 2023–24 THS board of directors.
Gov. John W. Martin house
(1001 Desoto Park Dr, off E Lafayette St, Tallahassee, FL)