PeopleHistorian Richard Cronin Presents: "Remembering Orlandoans" at Orlando Remembered, October 2023
I thought that perhaps one of the best presentations for this type of group would be to talk about the people who helped make Orlando what it is today. If you have read any of my books you probably know I love talking about the people. I like tracing the ... Read more
PlacesLake Ivanhoe Residential Historic District Marker
On October 24, 2023 City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer unveiled The Lake Ivanhoe Residential Historic District Marker with City of Orlando Commissioner Robert Stuart and College Park Historical Society Board Members. Pictured from left to right are Bill Je ... Read more
PeopleOral History Interview with Robert Kahn
My name is Robert Kahn, I was born in Orlando at Orange General Hospital, July 23, 1945... I grew up in Orlando. My family's first home was a garage apartment on Palmer Avenue. They didn't have numbers back in the day and that first home that they bought ... Read more
TopicsCity Leaders Bring a Holiday Welcome to All!
For many growing up in Orlando, the lighting of the Merry Christmas sign overlooking Lake Ivanhoe marked the beginning of the holiday season. Pictured clockwise from top left are District 4 Commissioner Patty Sheehan, District 6 Commissioner Samu ... Read more