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Corbett Dodd
Basil Corbett Dodd started his own dairy business in Goldenrod at the age of 17 and served as a Seminole County commissioner for over a dozen years.  Born on February 2, 1907, Mr. Dodd's parents moved to central Florida in...
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Postcard Key to Steeple's Past and Future
Postcard showing steeple and cupola on side of Army Air Base Chapel serves as historical standard for Stephen L. Rusk Memorial Chapel steeple and cupola to be placed in Thornton Park Historic District. The architectural design used by the military, placing...
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Stephen L. Rusk Memorial Chapel Steeple Makes News
Community engages as WWII chapel steeple is moved from its historic location on the old Army Air Base, Orlando Naval Training Center, to downtown Orlando.Read The Orlando Sentinel articles detailing John Moore's efforts to relocate the chapel steeple to his...
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Rock Springs
 Rock Springs on located near Apopka, in Kelly Park.  Rock Springs Run is a popular spot for tubing, snorkeling, and swimming.
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Thursby House at Blue Spring
Florida Historic Homes by Stewart & Hupp
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Chapel Transitions to Thornton Park Historic District
John Moore preserves the Stephen L. Rusk Memorial Chapel steeple and cupola from the Orlando Naval Training Center (NTC). Moore outlines the transition of the chapel from the NTC to his home in  this excerpt  (1:30) from an oral history...
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Army Air Base Chapel Served Generations of Military Families
It was a very interesting community back then because you had some retired Air Force people, a lot of active duty Air Force people, and you had a lot of people that were in transit. The Vietnam War was going...
People
Dr. Benjamin Patz & Mrs. Anna Mae Patz: Education for Life
We've been married 50 years and we celebrated that this past year. The thing I admire most about him is the fact that he is as brilliant as he is and yet as humble as he is. You can ask...
People
Orville Rhoads Davis
Orville Rhoads Davis came to Orlando in 1929 to serve as principal of Memorial Junior High School, which was located on Rosalind Avenue, facing Lake Eola, where The Metropolitan at Lake Eola condominiums stands today.  (Many may remember this location...
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Bible Study at St. Michael's Episcopal Church
Wednesday 10 a.m. Bible Study Class at Saint Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park, circa 1970.Pictured are Lee Marsolf, Virginia Bryan, Ginny Brewster, Carolyn Quigley, Fr. Quigley, Minneola Bell, Mary Bailey, and Margaret Jackson.Ginny Brewster is a fou...
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The Illio - University of Illinois
Excerpts from the 1919, 1921 and 1922 University of Illinois yearbook - "The Illio" - mentioning Dorothy Elizabeth Lumley (Melrose) a student at the Champaign Campus.The Illio - 1919Alpha Chi Omega p.440Alpha Chi Omega p.441Freshman Girls' Commission p.184Stud...
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1957 Boone High School Yearbook
Members of the Henry Bascom Melrose family including his wife Dorothy Elizabeth Lumley and their sons Kendrick Bascom Melrose and Robert Lumley Melrose resided in Orlando from 1935 to 1980. These images of Dorothy and Kendrick are from the 1957...