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Orlando Reeves: Fact or Fiction?

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

free

Richard Lee Cronin, Historian and author of “FIRST ROAD TO ORLANDO” will discuss the origins of the Orlando Reeves story and whether it’s fact or fiction – or a little of both.

A popular story of how Orlando got its name says a soldier, Orlando Reeves, was killed at Lake Eola during the Seminole War to prevent him firing a warning shot to his fellow soldiers. Some people claim this is a myth. Richard Lee Cronin, Historian and author of “FIRST ROAD TO ORLANDO” will discuss the origins of this story and whether it’s fact or fiction – or a little of both.

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Date:
March 25
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
free
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Website:
https://attend.ocls.info/event/570300