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

Sperry Fountain

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 31, 2021
1. Sperry Fountain Marker
Inscription.  E.F. Sperry was elected Mayor of Orlando in 1913 and died in office in 1916. As one of Orlando’s pioneer citizens, he dedicated himself to the growing City and founded The South Florida Foundry and Machine Works. This is an exact replica of the fountain he donated in 1913 to the City along with the land near Lake Eola for a public park. The fountain was first turned on February of 1914.


 
Erected 2001 by The Orlando Community Redevelopment Agency.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 28° 32.542′ N, 81° 22.492′ W. Marker is in Orlando, Florida, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Eola Drive and East Central Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. The marker located on the south side of Lake Eola Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 E Central Blvd, Orlando FL 32801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosalind Club (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Sperry Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 31, 2021
2. Sperry Fountain Marker
line); Orlando and Tainan, Sister Cities (about 400 feet away); Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain (about 500 feet away); Lake Eola Park (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain (about 600 feet away); Mathew Robinson Marks (about 600 feet away); Orange County 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Orange County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orlando.
 
Also see . . .  Sperry Fountain. (Submitted on February 1, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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