Joan and Bill Milligan, special guest speakers, at College Park Oral History Night at Infusion Tea, October 29, 2012.
The Milligans celebrated 50 years of marriage this month and share their history of life in Orlando in these audio excerpts from College Park Oral History Night.
Part I-LISTEN (14.17) – Dancing, music, beach parties, sorority history, and the staged walkout at Edgewater High School. – Joan Milligan
Part II-LISTEN (14.05) – Questions & Comments from the audience: Texan Ivy Buck, Deborah Cook, Robert Stuart, & Peggy Jo van den Berg.
Part III-LISTEN (13.56) – The lady on the beach, history of Nela Isle, downtown hotels, the Depression, and Mr. Ange. – Bill Milligan
Part IV-LISTEN (10.33) – Orlando business, Duty to Country, The Battle of the Bulge, Friday night movies at the Orlando Drive-in.
Mr. Milligan recently served as chair of the Orlando Remembered Board of Directors for 2011-2012 and is a recepient of the Donald A. Cheney Award.
College Park Oral History Night is the brainchild of Deborah Cook, Chair of the College Park Historical Committee. The committee is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of one of Orlando’s great neighborhoods.
Joan and Bill Milligan, College Park Oral History Night Part 2
Joan and Bill Milligan, College Park Oral History Night Part 3
Joan and Bill Milligan, College Park Oral History Night Part 4