Orlando in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain
Orlando Centennial Fountain
Renamed July 12, 1965
Robert S. Carr, Mayor
Constructed by the
Orlando Utilities Commission
Location. 28° 32.555′ N, 81° 22.378′ W. Marker is in Orlando, Florida, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from East Central Boulevard near Lake Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch 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. Mathew Robinson Marks (a few steps from this marker); Orlando Reeves (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Lest We Forget" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Soldiers, The Sailors, The Statesmen J. P. Musselwhite & Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cathedral Church of Saint Luke (approx. 0.3 miles away); H. H. Dickson Azalea Park/Washington Street Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orlando.
More about this marker. Marker is on the southern edge of Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, up on a shady elevation accessible by bike or on foot. Note that bikes must be dismounted on the path around the lake.
Regarding Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain. Linton E. Allen was a banker who had the inspiration for the fountain after a trip to Europe in 1955.
Also see . . . Vintage photos and a brief history of Lake Eola. (Submitted on April 28, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,074 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.