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Friday, March 3rd, 2023
12:00pm Noon -1:00 pm
Winter Park Chamber of Commerce
151 W Lyman Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789
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Richard Cronin, Historian and Author of Orlando Lakes: Homesteaders and Namesakes will dive into the Naming The Lakes of Winter Park!
Join us as we learn the hidden history of how the lakes of Winter Park's got their names. Where was Lake Mayo? Where was John's Hole - and how did that name come about? Was Virginia a lady or a place?
The pioneers that settled this area are long gone, but Rick has kept their stories alive in his book-
Orlando Lakes: Homesteaders and Namesakes.
A detailed historian, Rick has published 12 books with topics that span the histories of the railroads, Orlando, Mt Dora, Tavares and more.
His work has become a valued tool for people researching their community's history.
Books will be for sale at the event.