Alligators at Gatorland, 1996

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Title

Alligators at Gatorland, 1996

Alternative Title

Gatorland Alligators

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Wildlife preserves
Alligators--Florida

Description

Alligators at Gatorland, located at 14501 South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida, in 1996. Gatorland is a theme park and wildlife preserve founded by Owen Godwin in 1949. In 1962, Godwin's son, Frank Godwin, designed an entrance in the shape of a large gator jaw, which has become a Central Florida icon known as The Mouth.

Source

Original color photograph, 1996: Private Collection of Nancy Lynn Cepero.

Date Created

ca. 1996-02

Contributor

Cepero, Nancy Lynn

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photograph, 1996.

Is Part Of

Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

160 KB

Medium

1 color photograph

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Gatorland, Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Nancy Lynn Cepero and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Episode 34: Disney and Smaller Attractions." RICHES of Central Florida. http://riches.cah.ucf.edu/audio/Ep34-Attractions.mp3.
"Episode 10: The Mouth: Central Florida Tourism Icon." RICHES of Central Florida. http://riches.cah.ucf.edu/audio/Ep10-TheMouth.mp3.
"From Tails to Tales." Gatorland. http://www.gatorland.com/files/History%20Page%20for%20linking%20purposes.pdf.
Godwin, Frank. Gatorland Zoo: World's Largest Alligator Far: A Book About Alligators and Gatorland Zoo. Kissimmee, Fla: Godwin's Gatorland, 1979.

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