ABOVE: Featured image 1949 photo of Carl Dann, Jr., son of the founder of Dusbdread Country Club at 549 West Par Street in Orlando, Florida.
College Park Oral History Night with the Dann Family sharing the life and story of Dubsdread Country Club, September 24, 2012, at Infusion Tea on Edgewater Drive.
ABOVE: Sandy Dann and Teresa Bruce at the College Park Oral History Night, September 24, 2012, at Infusion Tea on Edgewater Drive. Speaker Sandy Dann is the grandson of Carl Dann, the founder of Dubsdread Country Club in College Park. Author Teresa Bruce is working on a book for Arcadia Publishing on the history of College Park and is a member of the College Park Historical Committee.
Joanie Dann, granddaughter of the founder of Dubsdread Country Club, highlights the initial business terms of investing in a second golf course for growing Orlando, the success of Dubsdread Country Club, and the vision of her father, Carl Dann, Jr. to expand the course.
Sandy Dann, grandson of the founder of Dubsdread Country Club, recalls his school days at Princeton Elementary, a Sunday visit to the Beacham Theater interrupted by the President announcing war, and the great hospitality of Dubsdread to military personnel.
Joan and Sandy Dann, grandchildren of Carl Dann, founder of Dubsdread Country Club, answer questions from the audience at the College Park Historical Committee Oral History Night.
This first in a series College Park Oral History Nights is the brainchild of Deborah Cook, Chair of the College Park Historical Committee. The committee is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of one of Orlando’s great neighborhoods.
Learn more about the history of College Park and the College Park Historical Committee by visiting the College Park Neighborhood Association website.