Geneva Collection

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Geneva News
A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. The article reports news in Geneva, a community northeast of Oviedo, Florida. News topics include the disappearance of 19-year-old Charles W. Summersill, Howard Lindsey's…

Geneva Station to Remain Open: Railroad Commission Denies Petition to Close Depot
A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. The article announces that the Florida Public Service Commission had denied a petition from the Florida East Coast Railway Company (FEC) to close a railroad station in…

Charles Summersill Missing at Geneva
A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. The article is about a missing person named Charles W. Summersill. According to the article, the 19-year-old had gone missing while driving from Geneva to Chuluota in his…

Oral History of Harold Haldeman
An oral history of Harold Haldeman, conducted by Daniel Motta on July 11, 2012. Haldeman was born on November 12, 1924, in Tampa, Florida, but spent much of his life in Osceola. In the interview, Haldeman discusses his childhood, migration to…

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Title

Geneva Collection

Subject

Museums--Florida

Description

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

Geneva is a community in Seminole County. The area was originally inhabited by the Timucuan tribe as early as 2000 B.C.E. Between 1765 and 1766, John and William Bartram explored the St. John's River including the area that would become Geneva, which was inhabited at the time by the Seminole tribe formed in the 1760s. New settlers arrived and settled in Harney Cove during the 1843-1845 period. Harney Cove was renamed Geneva in 1880.

Has Part

Apopka Historical Society and Museum of the Apopkans Collection, Apopka Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Is Part Of

Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Language

eng

Type

Collection

Coverage

Geneva, Florida

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Geneva History." Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. http://www.usgennet.org/usa/fl/county/seminole/Geneva/geneva_history.htm.

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