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About This Episode


The Orlando Guy acknowledges the exhaustive work of Joy Wallace Dickinson (Facebook:, Orlando historian and author of “Orlando City of Dreams” (Purchase:, which served as the foundational research and blueprint for this episode.

The History of Orlando Part Three covers the years from 1875 through 1879 – Orlando Florida’s Golden Age. Orlando Florida history at this time was marked by fires, freezes and fortunes made with the coming of the South Florida railroad.

If you would like to learn more about the fascinating history of Orlando, visit the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown Orlando.

Location: Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 836-8500

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