Oral History Interview with Bill Jennings, President of the College Park Historical Society
Bill Jennings, President of the College Park Historical Society at the Orlando Public Library, October 25, 2023. Photo by Orange County Library System Staff Photographer Amanda Murphy. College Park has produced a lot of great people. I was in a meetin ... Read more
Oral History Interview with Gene Hawkins
Featured photo is U.S. Senator Paula Hawkins and her husband Gene, pictured with their family and President Ronald Reagan. Pictured from left to right: Senator Paula Hawkins, Kelley Hawkins (McCoy), Jean Hawkins, Kevin Hawkins, Gene Hawkins, President Ro ... Read more
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
Good Shepherd Mission Church was established through the efforts of Monsignor John G. Bishop.  Ground breaking took place  in 1955 and the first Mass was celebrated on March 18, 1956 by Rev. Roman S. Gromala. The photo above is of the new sanct ... Read more
The Halcyon Days of Orlando - Dann Pottinger
I'm Dann Pottinger and I'm from Orlando, one of those rare creatures that spent all my life here... My career being in the banking business. I was the founder and president of First State Financial and also president later of Commercial State Bank...I ope ... Read more
The Community Feeling of College Park - Josephine Huggins
Artist Josephine Huggins shares what she enjoys most about living in College Park in this interview conducted on May 8, 2012. LISTEN (3:37) [audio mp3=""][/audio]   Jo Huggins c ... Read more