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Monday, November 9, 2015

THE HISTORY OF ORLANDO REES, FURIOSO -- Jenningan's Town -- SOUTH FLORIDA RAILWAYS -- ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL (1891) -- LAKE EOLA (1892) -- ORLANDO GRAND THEATRE (1913) -- BEACHAM' S THEATRE (1921) -- Albertson's Library -- THE LORNA DOONE PARK -- ORWIN MANOR -- ORLANDO MUSEUM -- ORANGE COUNTY HOTEL -- SPRING LAKE TERRACE -- ORLANDO COUNTRY CLUB -- SILVER LAKE -- ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILWAY STATION -- ST LUKE'S CATHEDRAL -- CYPRESS GARDEN -- WINTER HAVEN -- BEN WHITE RACEWAY -- FLORIDA MUSEUM -- Harry Leu's Garden -- BAY LAKE -- REEDY CREEK -- HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (founded 1971) -- ORLANDO OPERA HOUSE -- CYPRESS CREEK -- MENELLO GALLERY -- MENELLO'S COLLECTION -- COLLEZIONE MENELLO --

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of OrlandoFlorida, United States.


History of Florida
Seal of Florida.svg
The seal of Florida reflects the state's Native American ancestry
Historical Periods
Pre-historyuntil 1497
Spanish Rule1513–1763
British Rule1763–1783
Spanish Rule1783–1821
U.S. Territorial Period1822–1845
Statehood1845–present
Major Events
American Revolutionary War1775–1783
War of 18121811–1814
First Seminole War1817–1818
Capitol moved to
Tallahassee
1824
Second Seminole War1835–1842
Constitutional convention1838
Third Seminole War1855–1858
Ordinance of Secession1861
Civil War1861–1865
3rd Constitution1865
Reconstruction1865–1868
4th Constitution1868
5th Constitution1885
Great Migration1910–1930
Land Boom1925–1929
6th Constitution1968
Gore v. Harris
2000 Presidential Election
2000
Timeline



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    • 1875 -- Town of "Jernigan" ("Jennigan's Town" -- incorporated (later renamed "Orlando"). William Jackson Brack becomes mayor.
    • 1878 - Orange County Reporter newspaper begins publication.
  • 1880 -- South Florida Railroad begins operating. Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church established.
  • 1884 - Orange County Jail built.[4]
  • 1886. Orlando Black (school) opens. Orlando Street Railway begins operating (approximate date).
    • English Club formed.
  • 1889 - Church Street Station built.[5]
  • 1891 - St. James Cathedral built.[6]
  • 1892. Courthouse built. Lake Eola Park established.





See also

Other cities in Florida

References[edit]

  1. Jump up to:a b c d e f g Federal Writers' Project (1939),"Orlando"Florida; a Guide to the Southernmost StateAmerican Guide Series
  2. Jump up to:a b "US Newspaper Directory"Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved August 2014.
  3. Jump up to:a b c d e f g Tana Mosier Porter (2004). "Segregation and Desegregation in Parramore: Orlando's African American Community". Florida Historical Quarterly 82.JSTOR 30149526.
  4. Jump up to:a b c d e f g h i Tana Mosier Porter (2009)."Orlando"Historic Orange County: The Story of Orlando and Orange County. HPN Books. ISBN 978-1-893619-99-9.
  5. Jump up to:a b "40 Fun Orlando Facts". City of Orlando. Retrieved August 2014.
  6. Jump up to:a b Stephanie Gaub Antequino; Tana Mosier Porter (2012). Lost Orlando. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-9173-5.
  7. Jump up^ W. W. Mathews (1926). "Municipal Water and Light Plant at Orlando, Florida". Journal of the American Water Works Association 15JSTOR 41227765.
  8. Jump up^ Wendy Taylor (2003), Orlando & Central Florida,Lonely PlanetOL 19289916M
  9. Jump up to:a b c "University Manuscripts by Subject"Special Collections & University Archives. University of Central Florida, Libraries. Retrieved August 2014.
  10. Jump up to:a b "About Us". Orlando: Orange County Regional History Center. Retrieved August 2014.
  11. Jump up to:a b c d e f Kevin Archer (1997). "The Limits to the Imagineered City: Sociospatial Polarization in Orlando". Economic Geography 73JSTOR 144487.
  12. Jump up to:a b c "Movie Theaters in Orlando, FL".CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved August 2014.
  13. Jump up to:a b Mike Tigas and Sisi Wei (ed.). "Orlando, Florida"Nonprofit Explorer. New York: ProPublica. Retrieved August 2014.
  14. Jump up^ "About". Orlando Opera. Archived from the original on February 1, 2001. Retrieved August 2014.
  15. Jump up^ "Florida"Official Congressional Directory. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1985–1986.
  16. Jump up^ Vernon N. Kisling, ed. (2000). "Zoological Gardens of the United States (chronological list)"Zoo and Aquarium History. USA: CRC PressISBN 978-1-4200-3924-5.
  17. Jump up^ Civic Impulse, LLC. "Members of Congress".GovTrack. Washington, D.C. Retrieved August 2014.
  18. Jump up^ "30 Cities: An Introductory Snapshot"American Cities Project. Washington, DC: Pew Charitable Trusts. 2013. Retrieved August 2014.

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century
Published in the 20th century
  • E. Bacon. 1977. Orlando: A centennial history. Chuluota, Fla.: Mickler House.
  • L. Argrett Jr. 1991. A history of the black community of Orlando, Florida. Fort Bragg, Calif.: Cypress House Press.
  • Walt Disney World & Orlando, Frommer, 1998, OL 9936049M
Published in the 21st century


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