A Guide to Historic Lakeland, Florida

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Lakeland is a charming Florida city teeming with history. To find the heart of Lakeland, stroll through the Munn Park Historic District and along the shores of scenic Lake Hollingsworth. Study the architecture of the renowned Frank Lloyd Wright buildings of Florida Southern College. Take time to wind your way past the brick and stucco homes in old neighborhoods built when citrus and phosphate were the town's financial backbone. A Guide to Historic Lakeland, Florida, by local historian and tour guide Steve Rajtar, explores the history and events that made Lakeland what it is today. Featuring a walking tour of the Florida Southern campus and a detailed street-by-street breakdown of Lakeland's key historic buildings and hidden architectural treasures, this guide will help you discover your own favorite corners of this beautiful Florida city among the lakes.
ISBN: 9781596292710
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Florida
Series: History & Guide
Images: 100
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 4.875 (w) x 8.89 (h)
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Steve Rajtar came to Florida for college and decided to stay. The combination of a love of the outdoors and local history led him to establish of over 150 historical tour routes through the communities of Central Florida, which can be used by anyone to get “up close and personal” with the region's historic sites. He has written several books on various aspects of hiking and history and loves to guide tours by foot, bicycle and kayak.
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