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: Where's the Orange in Orange County?
At one time, Central Florida was mostly rural farmland. Using a graph that charts the number of acres of citrus groves located in Orange County in each decade of the 20th century, this in-class presentation explains how transportation advances, historic events, technological advances, product development, weather, and population growth affected the citrus industry and eventually transformed... 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.
$75 first presentation; $50 for each additional presentation on the same day. Max # of presentations per day: 5
Early Tourism in FloridaEarly-Tourism-Lesson-2.pdf
Economic Changes in Florida HistoryEconomic-Changes-Lesson-with-Citrus-Graph-2.pdf
Significant Events in Florida HistorySignifican-Events-Lesson-2.pdf
Significant Events TimelineSignificant-Events-Timeline-2.pdf
Where's the Orange in Orange County?wghf_04Wheres-the-orange-1.pdf
We are very flexible regarding cancellations.