All Place Memories

December 14, 2015
by: fischer
On September 17, 1973 the City of Orlando dedicated Beardall Park in honor of Mayor William "Billy" Beardall. The program created for the dedication includes his photograph, an aerial view of the park, list of dignitaries a brief bio of Major...
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October 13, 2015
by: lmathur
The Alafaya Branch Library was opened on February 1, 2000.
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September 28, 2015
by: wfrench
    This Orlando neighborhood was created from the remains of a private air field and was considered at the time to be the crowning achievement for developer Wellborn C. Phillips, Sr. Residents of the neighborhood have reserached and collected the...
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August 28, 2015
by: fischer
The July 4, 2015 article published in the Orlando Sentinel online edition announced the closing of Flea World on August 30, 2015 instead of the originally announced date in Janaury 2016. The article features interviews with patrons of the sprawling...
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August 4, 2015
The indenture for the purchase of the property on which All Souls Catholic Cemetery stands was signed by the Right Reverend John Moore, D.D., Catholic Bishop of St. Augustine and a representative of the Florida Land and Colonization Company Limited...
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August 4, 2015
by: jtracy
Howard and Sandy Showalter, and Buck Rogers started Showalter Airpark, the first private airport in Winter Park, in 1945.   VIEW Sandy Showalter surveys the future home of Showalter Airpark, November 1945.   VIEW Buck Rogers on the tractor working...
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June 9, 2015
by: jtracy
DOWN TO EARTH: Pulling a ripcord and pushing a launch button really aren't very different. In both cases lives are at stake. And in both cases the product must perform the way it was intended. This calls for careful designing, the correct materials...
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January 5, 2015
I attended Concord Park Elementary School from 1st thru 6th grade and lived down behind Parkwood Plaza off of highway 50. I took the bus to and from school every day. I was in 4th grade when President Kennedy was assassinated. I still remember the...
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October 29, 2014
Sanford Herald, April 28, 1911, no page number, col. 1-2. Parochial Residence of Father Bresnahan. The Catholic Church. Among the many changes and improvements, that have been made in Sanford during the past six months, by no means the least was...
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October 29, 2014
Postcard of All Souls Catholic rectory (constructed 1911), church (constructed 1887) and school (constructed 1912). The black and white photographic post card with colorized foliage.
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