EventsPine Castle Pioneer Days Local History Presentations on February 22, 2020
Pine Castle Pioneer Days, February 2020, magazine featuring cover art by local artist Mark Baird. As noted in the magazine, his original artwork depicts Will Harney's original Pine Castle on the shores of Lake Conway... Enjoy these speaker highli ... Read more
PlacesThe Quality of Education in Orange County: Then & Now
ABOVE: Photo of the champion Dr. Phillips Math Team, led by Mrs. Anna Mae Patz, Advanced Placement Calculus instructor at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, FL. Pictured from left to right beginning with the first row from the bottom are: Amanda Jo ... Read more
PeopleDr. Benjamin Patz Explains Orlando's Charge Particle Accelerometer Project
Before moving to Orlando, research scientist Dr. Benjamin Patz worked at Martin Marietta in Middle River on Orlando's Charge Particle Accelerometer Project. Specifically, he was asked to calculate what the discharge rate would be due to cosmic rays. Whe ... Read more
PeopleWWII Veteran Felix Monell
Known as the Bazooka Man by his platoon, Felix Monell spent days behind enemy lines stringing up wire for U.S. troop communications in Italy during WWII. He was awarded the bronze star with the oak leaf cluster for his service to our country in the 361st ... Read more
PlacesSaint James Cathedral: This is where God lives...
September 11th, 2011 oral history interview with Orlando attorney Michael R. Walsh at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando. Hear highlights from his interview in this excerpt. LISTEN Part I (6:21) [embed]http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/upl ... Read more
PeopleSister Mary Katherine Palisin, Sisters of Notre Dame nun.
ABOVE: March 18th, 2011 photo of Sister Mary Katherine Palisin in front of the Tabernacle at Saint James Catholic Cathedral in downtown Orlando. Sister Mary Katherine Palisin, Sisters of Notre Dame nun, remembers how her parents had a "living l ... Read more