Florida Oranges: A Colorful History

On the history of growing oranges in Florida. For more, get the book Florida Oranges: A Colorful History

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Friday Aug 23, 2019

The question of why Florida's Indian River oranges are famous is answered.

Thursday Aug 22, 2019

When Oviedo orange growers didn't like the shipping price the Plant Railway was charging, they did something about it. Featuring Dr. Henry Foster.

Thursday Aug 22, 2019

How Harriet Beecher Stowe shaped the state of Florida, and the neighborhood of Mandarin in the city of Jacksonville, FL, just after the Civil War.

Thursday Aug 22, 2019

About the Temple orange and the city of Temple Terrace.

Thursday Aug 22, 2019

Many places in Florida have names inspired by citrus. This is the story of how a roguish real estate agent hijacked the naming of Frostproof, Florida.

Thursday Aug 22, 2019

The Ocoee Massacre, when 500 African-Americana were driven out of their town, many were killed, and how this connects back to orange groves and orange picker labor.

Florida's Mountain: The Ridge

Tuesday Aug 20, 2019

Tuesday Aug 20, 2019

A cool geographic feature of Florida, where oranges have been grown.

Tuesday Aug 20, 2019

The first National "gaycott" was Florida orange juice. Learn about Anita Bryant and the protest she sparked throughout the country.

Monday Aug 19, 2019

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