PlacesOral History Interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin, Part II of II
"Growing Concern" by Linda Chapin Reprinted with Permission from The Orlando Sentinel, Sunday, July 31, 2005. The second oral history interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin on October 28, 2019 at the Orlando Public Library. In this second meeting ... Read more
PlacesThursby House at Blue Spring
Blue Spring State Park, located in Orange City, Florida, is very popular with manatee watchers during when cold weather presents itself in Central Florida. In addition to being a winter home for manatees in this part of the state, visitors are able to tou ... Read more
PeopleFrank W. Chase, Sr. - Citrus grower
Born (1908) and raised in Sanford, Florida, Frank W. Chase, Sr., tells of riding up and down Florida's rivers on steam driven paddle boats; narrow and standard gauge trains; air plane rides; and Florida's citrus industry. This interview was conducted ... Read more
People"There isn't a waterway in Florida that I haven't been on..."
Fran Abeel shares her happy memories of boating on the St. Johns River, the community of St. James Cathedral and the wonderful life her family has here in Orlando. She recalls her boys learning to ski on the lake at the Sportsmen's Club, the group picnics ... Read more