History of Pasco County, Florida

RECENT UPDATES: An article in the Dade City News about former PHS teachers Martha Walker and Greta Adams, along with a video clip and pictures, is here. Some film showing damage after Hurricane Gladys in Hudson, shot by Stephen Mattix of the Hudson VFD, is here. Some other video clips related to the Hudson VFD, provided by Mr. Mattix, are here, here, here, and here. An article on the history of telephone service was added on March 4. An article on the history of the New Port Richey Civic Club was added on March 4. Past Zephyrhills High School yearbooks are now available here. Some new videos have been added to the video clips page. These videos were provided by the Pasco County school district. Pictures from the Lacoochee Reunion held on Sept. 23 are here and also in the Facebook "If you grew up in Dade City...." group. A color video showing Cummer Sons Cypress Co. operations in 1946 and 1958, including scenes from Lacoochee, is here.

MAIN ARTICLES: Timeline - Early Residents - History of Education - Origins of Place Names - Historical Markers - Webb’s Florida (1885) - Florida Gazetteer (1886-87) - The Genesis of New Port Richey (1924) - History of Pasco County (1943) - Early Hernando County History

OTHER ARTICLES: Anclote - Aripeka - Bailey’s Bluff - Bethany Baptist Church - Bird Racks in the Gulf of Mexico - Blanton - Bradley Massacre - Winifred Bridge - Archie J. Burnside - Johnny Cash - Chasco Fiesta - Chasco Inn Building - Chipco - Clay Sink (Slaughter) - Clay Sink (north of Darby) - Community Congregational Church - County Commission - Court House - Crystal Springs - Cumpressco (Sumter County) - Dade City - Dade City Banner - Dade City First Baptist Church - Dade City First Presbyterian Church - Dade City First United Methodist Church - Dade City Churches - Dade City Garden Club - Dade City Library - Dade City German POW’s - Darby - Dupree Gardens - Ehren - Elfers - Elfers Baptist Churches - Ellerslie - Emmaus Baptist Church - Fire Departments of Western Pasco - Fivay - Fort King Road - Gowers Corner - Green Key - Greer - Hacienda Hotel - J. A. Hendley - Herndon - Joe Herrmann - Hudson - Hurricane of 1921 - Jessamine - Joy-Lan Drive-In Theater - Lacoochee - Lake Iola - Lake Pasadena Area - Land O’ Lakes - Lanier Bridge - Loyce - Medical Services - Meighan/Richey Suncoast Theatre - Military Service - Mohr/Roosevelt - Moon Lake - Native Americans - New Port Richey - New Port Richey/Hollywood - New Port Richey First Baptist Church - New Port Richey Library - New Port Richey Pine Hill Section - New Port Richey Press - New Port Richey - Wilcox - O’Berry Family - Obituary Database - Odessa - Orange Lake - Our Lady, Queen of Peace - Overstreets/Moonshining - Owensboro - Pasco Baptist Church - Gerard Pilz, O. S. B. - Pine Hill Cemetery - Port Richey - Port Richey Community Church - Port Richey First Baptist Church - Post Offices - Railroads - Richland-Lumberton-Tuckertown - Saint Joseph - Saint Leo - Salt Springs - Samuel Pasco - San Antonio - San Antonio (Herrmann) - Sand Hill Baptist Church - Sand Pond - Sapling Woods - Gene Sarazen in NPR - Sass Hotel/Enchantment Inn - Seven Springs - Sheriff - James Irvin Spivey - Stilt Houses - Sumner Family - Surveyors - Tarpon Springs (Pinellas Co.) - Telephone Service - Townsend House Church - Trilacoochee (Trilcoochee) - Trilby - Trilby Baptist Church - Turpentine - Father Felix Ullrich - Wesley Chapel - WGUL - Whitehurst-Whidden-Stevenson Feud - Zephyrhills - Zephyrhills Historical Association Newsletters - Various Articles - Other Resources

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Historic Photos - Video Clips - Sound Files - PHS Yearbooks - ZHS Yearbooks - GHS Yearbooks

This web site is maintained by Jeff Miller. See also the web site of the West Pasco Historical Society, which provided many of the photos on this site. See also my Twitter feed. Please note that the search box below does not search photo captions; there is a separate search box at flickr for the photos.