Opening of “A Proud Heritage: Leading Winter Garden’s Historical African American Community Into the Future”

The City of Winter Garden, the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation, and Peter Schreyer of the Crealde School of Art has partnered again to build upon and update the original 1998 photo documentary Small Town Orange County: The Central Florida Communities of South Apopka, Bithlo, East Winter Garden, and Taft, a project of Orange County Government and the Crealde School of Art. Full details of the grand opening and exhibit below.




Please join the Winter Garden City Commission in celebrating the opening of:

A Proud Heritage:
Leading Winter Garden’s Historical African American Community into the Future

Thursday, February 27, 2020
5:00 – 6:30pm
City Hall, 300 W Plant Street Winter Garden, FL 34787

On exhibit at City Hall February 24 to April 30, 2020

This year’s featured photographs showcase individuals and locations representative of East Winter Garden’s future, growth, and evolution. Looking back at the history of this proud community 20 years later and years thereafter, will inspire residents to create a stronger, unified Winter Garden.

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