Orlando in Vintage Postcards, Florida

Orlando in Vintage Postcards, Florida

by Lynn M. Homan, Thomas Reilly
     
 

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"Beautiful weather here. When are you coming?" Those words have been written millions of times on postcards mailed from Orlando. Known today as home to America's most famous theme parks, Orlando has always been a destination for visitors from all over the world. During its early period as "The Phenomenal City," through the years as "The City Beautiful," to the

Overview


"Beautiful weather here. When are you coming?" Those words have been written millions of times on postcards mailed from Orlando. Known today as home to America's most famous theme parks, Orlando has always been a destination for visitors from all over the world. During its early period as "The Phenomenal City," through the years as "The City Beautiful," to the era of "The Action Center of Florida," Orlando has a story to tell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738513812
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/25/2001
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,123,184
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)

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In Orlando in Vintage Postcards, authors Lynn M. Homan and Thomas Reilly chronicle the history of a community that became home to cattle ranchers and citrus growers, polo-playing English expatriates and real estate speculators, military personnel and ordinary people seeking a home or vacation in the warm Florida sunshine. Through postcards that first became popular in the United States in the late 1800s, the authors showcase the buildings, landmarks, and lifestyles of Orlando as it once was.

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