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June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Mable Dillard, born in Winter Garden in 1891. Dillard Street in Winter Garden is named after her father, J. L. Dillard, who owned a home and property in the area of what is now downtown Winter Garden. Listen as her son, Larry Grimes, describes a...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Jerry Chicone is pictured center and Larry Grimes is third from the left in this photo of Mrs. Bigger's kindergarten class in Winter Garden, 1951. Mrs. Bigger and her husband owned the kindergarten and the theater in Winter Garden. Listen as Larry...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Mrs. Cora Johnson holding Larry Grimes of Winter Garden, Florida, circa 1940. Listen as Mr. Grimes recalls his wonderful caretaker in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Larry Grimes at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017....
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Allen Mason Grimes pictured on the far left and his three brothers who were dirt farmers, all born in the 1850's - 1860's. Listen as his grandson, Larry Grimes, describes growing up in Winter Garden in this excerpt from an oral history interview...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Larry Grimes is pictured to the far left in this 1951 photo of the local Lakeview High School FFA Quartet from Winter Garden, Florida. The quartet won first place in the state of Florida in 1951. The photo was taken in Ocala. Pictured from left to...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
The Dillard family in horse carriages in the Dillard family groves. J. L. Dillard and his wife are pictured on the far right. Bob Waterman and Gladys Dillard Waterman are pictured in the carriage on the left. Mr. Dillard was born in Virginia in 1858...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
A photo of an orange grove in Winter Garden from the archives of Winter Garden realtor, Larry Grimes. Dillard Street in Winter Garden is named after his grandfather, J. L. Dillard. Listen as Larry Grimes talks about his family history in Winter...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
J. L. Dillard pictured with his wife, Mattie Showalter, and their children, Marvin Dillard, Mable Dillard, and Gladys Dillard, far right. Mr. Dillard was born in Virginia in 1858. Dillard Street in Winter Garden is named after him as their home was...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Florida native Lee Grimes, pictured far right, with Pete Richards, center, fishing at Homossasa Springs on the west coast of Florida. Lee Grimes was born in Laurel Hill, Florida in 1894. Listen as his son, Larry Grimes of Winter Garden, describes...
June 8, 2017
by: jtracy
Listen as Dr. Gerald J. Schiffhorst, University of Central Florida Professor Emeritus, presents Pope John XXIII...and the Jews to an interfaith group at Saint Margaret Mary Church Parish Center, June 7, 2017. LISTEN Part I (20:01) LISTEN Part II (...