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Feb 25, 2017

Montverde Florida: An Old Florida Town On Lake Apopka

Montverde Florida is a quiet town of less than 1,000 people on the west shore of Lake Apopka. It is about 23 miles west of Orlando.

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Feb 25, 2017

Miami Marine Stadium Faces Extinction. Can It Be Saved?

Miami Marine Stadium is on the National Trust For Historic Preservation 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List. Will Miamians decide to save this old treasure?

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Feb 22, 2017

Flavet Villages at the University of Florida

I attended the University of Florida in Gainvesville, Florida from 1963 until graduation in 1966. It probably would have been too expensive for me to

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Feb 21, 2017

Florida Backroads Travel - Things To Do In Florida Off The Beaten Path

Florida Backroads Travel is about off the beaten path places to see and things to do.

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Feb 17, 2017

Zellwood Corn Festival

I miss the Zellwood Corn Festival Zellwood is a small town on US-441 about 25 miles north of Orlando. Today, in 2017, it is a one traffic light town,

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Feb 16, 2017

Yogi Bear Camp Ground

I lived in Fernandina Beach as a child. All of my father's relatives lived in Louisiana and they would come to visit. Every year we brought our tag alongs

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Recent Articles

  1. Montverde Florida: An Old Florida Town On Lake Apopka

    Feb 25, 17 12:30 PM

    Montverde Florida is a quiet town of less than 1,000 people on the west shore of Lake Apopka. It is about 23 miles west of Orlando.

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  2. Miami Marine Stadium Faces Extinction. Can It Be Saved?

    Feb 25, 17 12:28 PM

    Miami Marine Stadium is on the National Trust For Historic Preservation 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List. Will Miamians decide to save this old treasure?

    Read More

  3. Flavet Villages at the University of Florida

    Feb 22, 17 12:15 AM

    I attended the University of Florida in Gainvesville, Florida from 1963 until graduation in 1966. It probably would have been too expensive for me to

    Read More



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