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Did You Know-town: How Curry Ford was named?

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 Did You Know-town is a series of hyper-local trivia bits about the City Beautiful. 

Curry Ford was named after the Curry family, one of the early notable homesteaders in the Orlando area. They owned land in East Orlando, where the Econlockhatchee River flowed. In order to cross their land, travelers would have to “ford” the river. Hence the name, Curry Ford.

 

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20 COMMENTS

  1. Interestingly, there is another Curry Ford Rd a little South of Ft Stewart, GA. I came across it exploring on Google maps.

  2. Bungalower Conway, what’s in the name? Is there any name connection between Rosalind and Primrose? Acutal person named Rosalind or is it latin for Rose Line? Some I thought were interesting: Bumby, Gatlin, Pine Castle Area and the actual”Castle”,

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 Did You Know-town is a series of hyper-local trivia bits about the City Beautiful. 

Curry Ford was named after the Curry family, one of the early notable homesteaders in the Orlando area. They owned land in East Orlando, where the Econlockhatchee River flowed. In order to cross their land, travelers would have to “ford” the river. Hence the name, Curry Ford.