Winter Garden Heritage Museum, 2007

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Title

Winter Garden Heritage Museum, 2007

Alternative Title

Winter Garden Heritage Museum

Subject

Winter Garden (Fla.)
Winter Garden Heritage Foundation
Museums--Florida
Railroads--Florida
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company

Description

The Winter Garden Heritage Museum, located at 1 North Main Street in Winter Garden, Florida, in 2007. This one-story masonry vernacular building was originally the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad depot. The earliest train depot on this site was a 16-by-20-foot small wooden shed built by farmers in 1893 so that they could ship their produce to Jacksonville and St. Petersburg on the Orange Belt Railway. A second, larger wooden terminal was built on the same site in 1906 by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company (ACL).

The current brick building was constructed around 1918. After the train depot closed around 1960, the building housed the Chamber of Commerce, and then several other businesses. In 1998, Kay Chicone Ustler and Jerry Chicone, Jr. donated $150,000 to the City of Winter Garden to purchase the building for use as a museum. The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation opened the museum one month later. The museum is still active and is open from 1-5 PM everyday, excluding holidays.

Source

Original color digital image, 2007: Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, Winter Garden, Florida.

Date Created

2007

Is Part Of

Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, Winter Garden, Florida.
Winter Garden Heritage Foundation Collection, Winter Garden Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

4.34 KB

Medium

1 color digital image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Winter Garden Heritage Museum, Winter Garden, Florida

Spatial Coverage


Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Bowers, Katherine
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Winter Garden Heritage Foundation." Winter Garden Heritage Foundation. http://www.wghf.org/.
Cappleman, Kay, and Rod Reeves. Sundays in the South: Touring West Orange County. Winter Garden, FL: Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, 2009.
"Welcome." City of Winter Garden. http://www.cwgdn.com/.
Winter Garden Heritage Foundation. All Aboard!: A Journey Through Historic Winter Garden, 1880-1950. Winter Garden, FL: The Foundation, 1997.
Edwards, Wynette. Orlando and Orange County. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2001.

Transcript

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