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Orlando in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Orlando Reeves

 
 
Orlando Reeves Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Julie Szabo, March 31, 2008
1. Orlando Reeves Marker
Inscription.
In whose honor our city
Orlando
was named
Killed in this vicinity by Indians
September 1835
"How sleep the brave who sink to rest
by all their Country's wishes blest."
                              Wm. Collins
Erected by the students of
Cherokee Junior High School
1939
Restored in 1992 by the 1942 Orlando
High School Graduates at their
50th Class Reunion
 
Erected 1939 by Cherokee Junior High School Students.
 
Location. 28° 32.629′ N, 81° 22.246′ W. Marker is in Orlando, Florida, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from East Washington Street 0.1 miles west of N. Eola Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orlando FL 32801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Lest We Forget" (a few steps from this marker); The Soldiers, The Sailors, The Statesmen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. P. Musselwhite & Family (about 400 feet away); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (about 500 feet away); Mathew Robinson Marks (approx.
Orlando Reeves Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Julie Szabo, March 31, 2008
2. Orlando Reeves Marker
0.2 miles away); Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cathedral Church of Saint Luke (approx. 0.4 miles away); H. H. Dickson Azalea Park/Washington Street Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orlando.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the eastern edge of Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, near the western terminus of East Washington Street. It is accessible by footpath.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Orlando's History. (Submitted on April 28, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Orlando Reeves. (Submitted on April 28, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Orlando Reeves Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Dennis Allen Burlingham, circa November 26, 2007
3. Orlando Reeves Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 3,048 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   3. submitted on , by Dennis Allen Burlingham of Hartford, Michigan, USA. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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