Altamonte Springs Collection

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Altamonte Springs Collection

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Altamonte Collection


Altamonte Springs (Fla.)


Collection of digital images, documents, and other records depicting the history of Altamonte Springs, Florida. Series descriptions are based on special topics, the majority of which students focused their metadata entries around.

In 1870, Dr. Washington Kilmer of Cincinnati, Ohio, became the first Euro-American to settle in Altamont. In 1882, the area was renamed Altamonte Springs. The Altamonte Land, Hotel and Navigation Company was one of the major developers of the area. On November 11, 1920, residents voted in favor of incorporation.

Is Part Of

Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.






Altamonte Springs, Florida


Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Altamonte Springs, Florida." Altamonte Springs, Florida.
Robison, Jim. Altamonte Springs. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 1999.
Shofner, Jerrell H. A History of Altamonte Springs, Florida. Altamonte Springs, Fla: City of Altamonte Springs in association with Tabby House Charlotte Harbor, Florida, 1995.

Collection Items

Oral History of Bob Hattaway
An oral history of Bob Hattaway, conducted by Daniel Motta on June 14, 2012. Hattaway was born and raised in Altamonte Springs, Florida. In the interview, Hattaway discusses growing up in Altamonte Springs, working in the fern industry, his real…
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