“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
9 entries match your criteria.  


Historical Markers in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Clickable Map of Orange County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Orange County, FL (163) Brevard County, FL (316) Lake County, FL (51) Osceola County, FL (79) Polk County, FL (116) Seminole County, FL (137) Volusia County, FL (387)  OrangeCounty(163) Orange County (163)  BrevardCounty(316) Brevard County (316)  LakeCounty(51) Lake County (51)  OsceolaCounty(79) Osceola County (79)  PolkCounty(116) Polk County (116)  SeminoleCounty(137) Seminole County (137)  VolusiaCounty(387) Volusia County (387)
Orlando is the county seat for Orange County
Lake Buena Vista is in Orange County
      Orange County (163)  
      Brevard County (316)  
      Lake County (51)  
      Osceola County (79)  
      Polk County (116)  
      Seminole County (137)  
      Volusia County (387)  
Touch name on this list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
1Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — AmphicarsAn amphibious automobile suited for both land and water
The Model 770 Amphicar was named after its ability to achieve speeds of seven knots in the water and 70 mph on land. 3,878 Amphicars were manufactured in Germany from 1961 to 1968. During that time 3,046 were imported into the United States. The . . . Map (db m189939) HM
2Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — Dinosaur Gertie's Ice Cream of Extinction
Dinosaur Gertie's Ice Cream of Extinction was built as a tribute to "Gertie the Dinosaur", one of the first well-known animated cartoon stars. Gertie first amazing vaudeville audiences in 1914 when she was projected life-sized onto a screen and . . . Map (db m189938) HM
3Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — English Tea GardenTwinings Presents The
In 1706, Thomas Twining became one of the first individuals to introduce tea drinking to the English. Word of this exotic, new drink quickly spread. Even eighteenth century English novelist Jane Austen and Charles II Earl Grey were Twinings . . . Map (db m198210) HM
4Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — Oldengate Bridge
This fossil Gateway is composed of the giant bones of a Brachiosaurus, one of the largest creatures that ever walked the earth. It stands fifty-two feet tall and more than eighty feet long. A peaceful plant-eater, the Brachiosaurus' enormous . . . Map (db m198209) HM
5Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — The Liberty Bell
The Province Bell was the name first used to describe me. I was ordered from the English bell foundry of Whitechapel in 1751 by the Pennsylvania Assembly. I was to be part of the celebration which would commemorate the 50th anniversary of William . . . Map (db m76520) HM
6Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — The Liberty Tree
Under the boughs of the original Liberty Tree in Boston in 1765, patriots, calling themselves “The Sons of Liberty,” gathered to protest the imposition of the Stamp Act. In the years that followed, almost every American town had a . . . Map (db m76711) HM
Paid Advertisement
7Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — Tom Sawyer IslandExplorer Map
Mark Twain was born Samuel Clemens in 1835, in Florida, Missouri. He grew up not too far away in the small town of Hannibal. From there, he would raft over to islands in the Mississippi and watch as majestic steamboats paddled by. As a young man, he . . . Map (db m188578) HM
8Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — Tyrannosaurus Rex“Sue”
This fossil cast is an exact replica of “Sue”, the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton ever found. Named for her discoverer, Sue was found in South Dakota on August 12, 1990. Sue is 90% complete, a fossil find of enormous importance . . . Map (db m76896) HM
9Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — Visit Carousel of ProgressWalt Disney's Carousel of Progress
The Carousel of Progress first premiered at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. The show then moved to Disneyland where it opened as part of a new Tomorrowland. In 1973, Carousel of Progress relocated to its current home here in the Magic Kingdom at . . . Map (db m189941) HM
CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements

Sep. 27, 2022