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Largo Area Historical Society

Jen's Largo Feed Store #1

We are located in beautiful Largo Central Park, directly across the street from the Largo Public Library

The Largo Area Historical Society is a non-profit corporation chartered under Florida Laws on October 17, 1973.

Our regular meeting are on the 2nd Monday of each month, September – June of each year. Meeting are held at the Historic Feed Store shown in the photo above. All meetings start at 6:30 PM with a great pot luck supper, followed by an interesting speaker.

For additional information about the Society, or to have a historical question answered please contact 1st VP Charlie Harper at: charper1@tampabay.rr.com

Join with the Society on Saturday, September as we have a special       LARGO’S DOUGHBOYS RECEPTION

This special reception is open to the entire Largo Area Community as we acknowledge and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. The Reception will be held at the Historic Largo Feed Store in Largo Central Park from 11 AM until 3 PM.

Plenty of FREE PARKING, FREE ADMISSION, AND REFRESHMENTS. 

largos doughboy reception July16

HISTORICAL SOCIETY SENDING 3 MEMBERS TO FRANCE FOR A SPECIAL CENTENNIAL CEREMONY IN LINTHAL, FRANCE ON SEPTEMBER 29 & 30th.

This specific Ceremony will honor the 50 American Doughboys killed in action at that battlefield. Included in the 50 Doughboys killed in action is our own Largo, Florida Doughboy, Pvt. Worth Johnson. The Largo American Legion Post 119 will join Historical Society members at the tribute. 

Your DONATIONS to help offset the costs attached with the trip would be very much appreciated. Please send your check to:

Largo Area Historical Society

PO Box 1984

Largo, Florida 33779

The Largo Area Historical Society is a non-profit corporation, chartered under Florida Law on October 17, 1973. We thank you for your donations.

 

The Society is joining with the Largo High Band of God Association in Acknowledging the World Famous Largo High Band of Gold During their 5oth Reunion.

band of gold, golden girls  bog 1978 start of band - Copy

bog in parade - Copy  bog Cotter and Drum Major holding World champion trophy in Holland

bog Presenting the Colors final event of show in Holland    bog 1978 in netherlands parade form

Memories of the Band of Gold will be on display at the Largo Public Library during the months of July and August.  Thanks for the Memories, BAND OF GOLD!