Awe-inspiring History in Kissimmee, FL

As a renowned historic town, Kissimmee is the place go-to city for all history buffs. Here you will find iconic landmarks and history centers filled with the town’s past and related stuff. Consider these spots.  Information can be found here.

Monument of States

In Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park stands an unusual monument known as the Monument of States. After the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II, local doctor Charles Bressler-Pettis decided that the area needed a symbol of American Unity. He wrote to the governor of every state (there were only 48 states), asking them to send local rocks to him. See here for information about Kissimmee, FL is a Dining Palace.

Osceola Pioneer Village

The Osceola Pioneer Village is a permanent collection of original late 19th century buildings from Osceola County, brought together to make this village and show how early pioneers lived in the area. There is a blacksmith’s shop with a working forge and a citrus packing house from 1890, in which early citrus farmers packaged their crops for distribution.

Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum

Visitors to Osceola County will find the welcome center a handy resource. There are maps, guides, coupons, and a small gift shop here, with knowledgeable staff to help you find your way. In the same building is the history museum, which consists of four dioramas, each displaying one of the different habitats of Osceola County.