Florida Memory - Aerial view of swimming pool in the shape of Florida at Cypress Gardens - Winter Haven, Florida. The Esther Williams Swimming Pool at Cypress Gardens, built as a set for “Easy to Love” (1953). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory

Florida Memory - Aerial view of swimming pool in the shape of Florida at Cypress Gardens - Winter Haven, Florida. The Esther Williams Swimming Pool at Cypress Gardens, built as a set for “Easy to Love” State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory

17 Fascinating Spots In Florida That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale: 3. These banyan trees in Winter Haven surely become an enchanted forest at night.

17 Fascinating Spots In Florida That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

17 Fascinating Spots In Florida That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale: These banyan trees in Winter Haven surely become an enchanted forest at night.

Howey Mansion (Abandoned) in Winter Haven, FL

Photo(Courtesy of the State Archives of Florida; Florida Memory, A shot of the mansion before it became covered in vines. William John Howey was born on January 1876 in Odin, Illinois.

First Publix super market - Winter Haven, Florida (Think I went into this with Grandma. She lived in Dundee.)

First Publix super market - Winter Haven, Florida (Think I went into this with Grandma. She lived in Dundee.

January 1937. "Two children of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, standing before their temporary home. This family of eight is camped in a field near the packinghouse at Winter Haven, Florida."  35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

January "Two children of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, standing before their temporary home. This family of eight is camped in a field near the packinghouse at Winter Haven, Florida." by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

Young girl sitting on a giant lily pad at Slocum Water Gardens - Winter Haven, Florida

Florida Memory - Young girl sitting on a giant lily pad at Slocum Water Gardens - Winter Haven, Florida.

Packing list for Orlando & Palm Beach Area with Lo & Sons  I recently spent 10 days in and around Orlando and Central Florida (Space Coast, Winter Haven, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach) and needed a wide variety of clothes. I was set to visit amusement parks like Disney, safaris, Zoos, waterparks, nice restaurants, a couple very nice resorts, fancy Palm beach shops, and more! I needed such a wide variety of clothes and shoes on this one, I created a packing list.

Packing list for Orlando & Palm Beach Area with Lo & Sons

Florida's Legoland Hotel is Literally a Toddler's Dream House :  mashable - 5/18/15

Florida's Legoland Hotel is literally a toddler's dream house

The new Legoland Hotel is hardly Florida's first kitschy hotel, but it might be one of the most kid-friendly.

The tallest Statues in the United States - WTF fun facts

Buzz of the town: Giant statue of Pegasus slaying dragon greets all driving by Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach

Azalea Time in Cypress Gardens  Winter Haven, Florida  The brilliant flowers bloom along the winding trail of this famous attraction and the the southern belles pose in hoop skirts of the old south

Azalea Time in Cypress Gardens Winter Haven, Florida The brilliant flowers bloom along the winding trail of this famous attraction and the the southern belles pose in hoop skirts of the old south. Spent so much time at Cypress Gardens.

Faces of the Depression- January, 1937 Looking closely at the full size photo, I'm amazed by the large  muscular fingers and hands of the boy. His eyes show concern with a serious glare and his mother, with bruised leg, recognizes him with her extended arm. The children of the depression had to grow up faster than any other generation in recent history. Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida."  by Arthur Rothstein

January 1937 - “Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida.” nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.

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