The 23-minute film revolves the neighborhood Parramore prior to the Civil Rights Movement, at a time when amenities like indoor plumping were scarce in homes throughout the traditionally African American community. This film will be shown for the 1st time in close to 56 years. Limited to 50 people, information on the event is included in the link below.
Be Careful, it's almost an hour long. But, if you sit back, put on some PJ's, grab a cocktail...it's will be much better than anything on Netflix. Well, except Ozark....
Ever wondered how Holden Avenue got its name?
Fun extra homework...there were a set of "midget houses" on Holden. Google them to learn a bonus of Orlando history.
Short video on the moving to "Johnny Reb" statue to Greenwood Cemetery.
A shortened clip from WUCF TV's Central Florida Roadtrip focusing on Orlando's buried history...
Video cred: Alexander Sease
Take a trip through Lake Eola's history.
You will learn it was a sink hole, how the swans arrived and the significance of the fountain.
Great video on the vision, construction, and history of one of our iconic fountains at Lake Eola.
Check out this short video on Frances Eppes, his contribution to Orlando and the founding of FSU
Visited a vintage market at Wills Pub in Orlando today, picked up this little treasure!
Great informational video on Orlando's Greenwood Cemetery.
On this Episode of Street Smarts learn about J.A. Colyer St.
Mr. Colyer started the first black owned business in the white business district, in downtown Orlando.
Ever wonder where Orlando’s street names come from? Wonder not more!! On this episode of Street Smarts you will find out how Parramore Ave got its name
Hosted by Dr. Phil Hoffman (@DrPhilWUCF), Street Smarts explores the history of popular Orlando roads. Don Price (@Orlando_Sexton), Greenwood
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