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

Orlando and Tainan, Sister Cities

Lake Eola Park

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 31, 2021
1. Orlando and Tainan, Sister Cities Marker
Inscription.  

This huge black-marble stone was sculpted by the winds for over ten thousand years. It was discovered high in the mountains in Hua-Lien County on the eastern coast of Taiwan at an altitude of one thousand six hundred meters. It has been a major undertaking to remove this stone from the mountain heights, transport it to the sea port and prepare it for shipment.

There are two significant words chosen by Tainan City’s Mayor Su to be inscribed on the stone.
“Loyal To Country
Filial To Parents.”

It is hoped that this piece of marble can be placed at a permanent location in your great city for public enjoyment and as a token of our Sister City affiliation and eternal friendship between two great cities.

Presented to Mayor Bill Frederick and the good citizens of Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.
Loyal To Country Filial To Parents
From Su Nan Cheng Mayor of the City of Tainan Taiwan, Republic of China

 
Erected by City of Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China.
 
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By Brandon D Cross, January 31, 2021
2. Orlando and Tainan, Sister Cities Marker
topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 28° 32.588′ N, 81° 22.536′ W. Marker is in Orlando, Florida, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Eola Drive and East Central Boulevard. The marker is located on the southwest side of Lake Eola Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Rosalind Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake Eola Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Sperry Fountain (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orange County 9-11 Memorial (about 700 feet away); Orange County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); Lynching of July Perry / Racial Violence in America (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cathedral Church of Saint Luke (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orlando.
 
Also see . . .  Tainan City, Taiwan. (Submitted on February 23, 2021.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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