November 2019

Lake Eola Park - Downtown Orlando | Orlando Land Trust

A Trust is Born: Keeping Our Promise to Jacob Summerlin

College Park Paper: One of the rewards for writing about Orlando’s history (with College Park as my muse) is learning the backstory — discovering the dreamers and passionate people, many who came into a land of pristine lakes and pine-forested wilderness to realize their dreams. And since Orlando’s incorporation in 1875, we’ve had many citizens …

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Lake Eola Park - Downtown Orlando | Orlando Land Trust

Orlando Land Trust Seeks to Preserve Lake Eola Park Greenspace

“Lake Eola always has been a hub around which Orlando has been built,” Eve Bacon wrote in her history of Orlando. That’s sure the feeling of the folks who last fall founded the Orlando Land Trust, the mission of which is “to preserve, protect, and expand Lake Eola Park and the surrounding green space of …

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