First Road to Orlando: The Mellonville to Orlando Road

First Road to Orlando The Mellonville to Orlando Road FIRST ROAD TO ORLANDO Second Edition A mile dirt trail was rendered obsolete the day South Florida Railroad SFRR departed Sanford Florida heading south to Orange County s Seat at ORLANDO One trai

  • Title: First Road to Orlando: The Mellonville to Orlando Road
  • Author: Richard Lee Cronin
  • ISBN: 9781508551638
  • Page: 223
  • Format: Paperback
  • FIRST ROAD TO ORLANDO Second Edition A 28 mile dirt trail was rendered obsolete the day South Florida Railroad SFRR departed Sanford, Florida, heading south to Orange County s Seat at ORLANDO One trail had served American Indians, the US Military, government surveyors, and the earliest settlers for nearly 40 years before the first trains began running FIRST ROAD TO OFIRST ROAD TO ORLANDO Second Edition A 28 mile dirt trail was rendered obsolete the day South Florida Railroad SFRR departed Sanford, Florida, heading south to Orange County s Seat at ORLANDO One trail had served American Indians, the US Military, government surveyors, and the earliest settlers for nearly 40 years before the first trains began running FIRST ROAD TO ORLANDO, a true story of how the earliest Central Florida towns came to be Mellonville, Fort Reid, Rutledge, Maitland, Orlando, Fort Gatlin, and of how each town, including mysterious Orlando, got its name.

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    1. First Road to Orlando outlines, in detail, the comings and going of central Florida's founding residents. The book focuses on a 28 mile path which lead from Mellonville on the southern shore of Lake Monroe to Fort Gatlin. On that route were Maitland and Orlando. Cronin traces soldiers and farmers through the Seminole wars and the slow growth of Mosquito County. He pinpoints the introduction of citrus as a staple crop and describes the changes from Mostquito to Orange county. He also follows the [...]

    2. 5 STAR REVIEW at : "Really enjoyed this book. There are so many interesting facts about Florida and the central Florida area and how we are connected back to George Washington."Additional Book Reviews available at my Author Page: /author/richard

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