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Side 1 Joe Tinker (1880-1948) was an Orlando real estate developer and professional baseball player. While playing with the Chicago Cubs from 1906 to 1910, Tinker won four pennants, two World Series championships, and was part of a famous double-…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23LS_john-r-mott-house-site_Orlando-FL.html
(side 1) Built in 1920, the former house at 528 E. Washington Street was once home to Nobel Peace Prize winner John Raleigh Mott (1869-1955). As general secretary of the National War Work Council, a World War I era Young Men's Christian Associati…
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Site and home of Francis Eppes Grandson of President Thomas Jefferson Original house built 1868
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y0A_mount-pleasant-baptist-church-historical_Orlando-FL.html
This African American church was organized in 1919 and met in various locations, including a bush arbor constructed of poles covered with branches. In 1921, land was purchased at this corner for a permanent structure, which was completed in 1924. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WOR_the-english-colony-the-polo-club-historical_Orlando-FL.html
(side 1) The English Colony A group of Englishmen known locally as the English Colony immigrated to Conway in the 1880s. They came as a result of a land and citrus industry promotion by the state and railroad corporations that promised an annu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WOQ_citrus-industry-and-red-hill-groves-conway-school-historical_Orlando-FL.html
(side 1) Citrus Industry and Red Hill Groves Cattle ranches and turpentine stills filled the Conway landscape in the late nineteenth century, but it was the citrus industry that would predominate in most of the twentieth century. For miles, ne…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WOP_conway-first-baptist-church-fort-gatlin-historical_Orlando-FL.html
(side 1) Conway First Baptist Church The Conway First Baptist Church was organized in 1910 and first housed in a clubhouse on Arnold Avenue and Anderson Road. In February 1911, the clubhouse and lot were sold or exchanged for five acres of lan…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WOO_st-marys-missionary-baptist-church-datson-dairy-historical_Orlando-FL.html
(side 1) St. Mary's Missionary Baptist Church St. Mary's Missionary Baptist Church was built on land donated by Mary Walker in 1915. It was a small frame building with a steeple to the side of the main entrance The small African American commu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WJ5_atlantic-coastline-station-historical_Orlando-FL.html
(side 1) In 1880, the South Florida Railroad built a railway through Orlando. The small community boomed with land speculators, citrus and cattle investors, and tourists. In 1902, the larger Atlantic Coastline Railroad acquired the South Florida …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1RC1_conway-united-methodist-church-brick-road_Orlando-FL.html
(side 1) Conway United Methodist Church The Conway Methodist Church was first organized in 1874 as the Prospect Methodist Episcopal Church South. Services were held monthly in a log cabin and led be a circuit rider. The building also served as…
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