October 19, 2021

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This 7 days in West Orange County historical past | West Orange Periods & Observer

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75 a long time ago

Baseball fans viewed the Winter Garden staff choose Clermont 3- in the weekly Sunday afternoon game.

Nell Johnson, Iris Roane, Margaret Smith and Virginia Fowler left to devote a few weeks at Junaluska Inn, Junaluska, North Carolina.


70 yrs ago

The Organization Woman’s Circle of the To start with Baptist Church met very last week with Mrs. George Walker in her home. Mrs. Louise Shaw led the devotionals, and Mrs. Lutha Kilgore was method chairman. Associates using portion had been mesdames Ann Stevens, Ralph Harrell, Robert Hargrave, Mae Reaves and Julian Shepherd and Pass up Jackie Humphries. A social hour followed the system, and Mrs. Walker served a delightful ice study course for refreshments.


55 many years ago

Mrs. John Girvin, Mrs. George Barley, Ann Months, Margaret Weeks, Chris Barley and Steve Girvin visited mates in Miami this past weekend. They stayed at the Kendall Apartments in Miami.


40 a long time in the past

Ronnie Walker was named chief of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Section, changing Dick Mills, who moved out of town.

U.S. Sen. Lawton Chiles planned a visit as a guest speaker at a new business commitment at The Situations.


30 decades in the past

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a 50 percent-million-greenback expansion job at the West Orange YMCA.

The West Orange Times released a progress edition to inform viewers of the present status of agriculture, market, serious estate, finance and retail.

Winter season Backyard garden resident Ned Vick obtained a patent on a barbecue grill he named The Far better Mouth Entice. He labored on the thought for nine years and created a grill that was one-fifth the pounds of competing grills and experienced additional racks to permit far more food stuff to be grilled at at the time.




July 28, 1966

Winter Garden experienced only a handful of locations to collect with mates and family members in 1966, and one particular of them was the Winter Yard Lanes, situated on South Dillard Road. The supervisor was Male E. Neff. The bowling alley available quite a few grownup leagues and even supplied a nursery for players who experienced younger kids.

Not a bowler? Not a dilemma. A billiard room was open for persons who desired that form of ball sport.

It now operates as Wintertime Backyard garden Bowl and is nevertheless a pleasurable collecting location for family and pals.




It is hot plenty of in town, so perhaps it’s time for a trip to a cooler atmosphere. Even a century back, escape from the significant summer heat of inside Florida was an selection, according to the heritage driving this postcard.

It was mailed from Seabreeze, Florida, on July 29, 1911 — accurately 110 yrs ago — from Emily Willis Tilden to her granddaughter, Gladys Tilden. The youthful female was 17 many years outdated at the time and vacationing in Trefethen, Maine, with her dad and mom.

Luther Fuller Tilden (1834-1929) and his spouse Emily Willis Tilden (1840-1925) lived in the two residences that even now stand on Tildenville School Highway. Their granddaughter, Gladys — one particular of 9 little ones born to Luther and Emily’s son, Luther Willis Tilden (1869-1941) — grew up in the residence that arrived to be acknowledged as Meadow Marsh.

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