Download PDF by Beverly June Scott: Auburndale (Images of America)

By Beverly June Scott

ISBN-10: 1467113387

ISBN-13: 9781467113380

ISBN-10: 1531670725

ISBN-13: 9781531670726

Auburndale was once carved out of the relevant Florida desert in 1884 while the South Florida Railroad chosen the positioning to construct a depot. Surrounded via transparent, sand-bottomed lakes, the positioning used to be positioned nearly both among the sea and gulf and used to be 14 miles from Bartow, the county seat. the recent depot used to be named after Auburndale, Massachusetts, which used to be the fatherland of 1 of the vendors. whilst accomplished, the depot was once the one construction in sight. Settlers fast discovered the good thing about being just about the railroad, and through 1889 Auburndale had 30 houses and a inhabitants of 270. One church, seven shops, a livery reliable, resorts, and a sawmill covered the sandy streets. The younger group survived fires that destroyed major road two times, a twister that demolished their colleges, and devastating freezes that killed citrus trees.

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