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March 2018

Orlando Reeves: Fact or Fiction?


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…

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