Winter Garden Heritage Foundation
Situated in the heart of West Orange County’s former citrus and agricultural empire, the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation brings history to life. Our hands-on educational programs involve our architecture; citizen heroes who made the region what it is today; and immerse students in the region’s
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In-School Program: Fish, Play, and Camp at the Bass Capital - Persuasive Writing Skills
Using photographs and an authentic 1930s travel brochure, students discover what the area was like and why people vacationed in Florida before theme parks. Referring to the brochure, the speaker presents a short history of the 1920s economic boom and technological inventions that made it possible for middle-class Americans to purchase automobiles and take vacations. Students discuss the reasons... View more
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays throughout the school year.
Projection screen (or blank wall); video projector (if available; if not, we will bring one.)
The presentation can take place in a classroom or auditorium at the school.
$75 first presentation; $50 for each additional presentation on the same day. Maximum number of presentations per day: 5
Fish, Play, and Camp in the Large-Mouth Bass Capital of the Worldwghf_05Fish-play-and-camp-2.pdf
Significant Events in Florida HistorySignifican-Events-Lesson-1.pdf
Significant Events TimelineSignificant-Events-Timeline-1.pdf
Economic Changes in Florida HistoryEconomic-Changes-Lesson-with-Citrus-Graph-1.pdf
Early Tourism in FloridaEarly-Tourism-Lesson-1.pdf
We are very flexible regarding cancellations.