Check out Pasco’s history at Fivay.org

If you are curious about Pasco County’s history, perhaps the best way to become familiar with it would be to check out the website, Fivay.org. Jeff Miller, a recently retired high school mathematics teacher, maintains the website and has invested countless hours piecing together Pasco County’s story. Miller has gleaned information from newspaper articles, old deeds, post cards, photographs, … [Read more...]

Memory keeper preserves Trilby’s past

When Scott Black tools around the community of Trilby in his white pickup truck, the place becomes alive for him with the people and businesses from its past. As he drives along the community’s roads, he’ll point out where the old railroad depot stood, the bank, the store, the hotel and other local landmarks. He also notes the community’s segregated cemeteries — a vestige of the past, … [Read more...]

Book captures Dade City’s history through photographs

When visitors drop by downtown Dade City, its stately historic courthouse, unique shops and good restaurants likely will impress them. But there’s so much more to Dade City’s story, and Madonna Jervis Wise has captured that through 200 photographs of the people and places in this city that initially was known as Fort Dade. Wise began working on the volume about a year ago. She’d done … [Read more...]