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#5823323 - 07/08/15 03:49 PM Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy)
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We decided to visit the museum today it shows the history here in Centeal Florida especially the west coast. There was a lot of orange farming, lumber, turpentine, Native American, and war history in this part of Florida. All these tools, tractors, and buildings were donated to the museum and were really used by the pioneers.

Here is a link to their website if you feel like reading a little more about the history http://www.pioneerfloridamuseum.org

The entrance



Old fire truck


This is where I was born and raised two houses down from the church and the 3rd house in the community


Cypress logs that's a lot of lumber


You mean that flag does have history behind it


Apparently you put a dog on this and they churn butter by walking on it


Old John Deere





Edited by SapperTitan (07/08/15 04:03 PM)
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#5823332 - 07/08/15 03:54 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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This is how surveyors marked property lines


Back when teachers could spark kids


One of the first school houses in the area




Old news paper


Very old Flag possibly the only one from its time

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#5823344 - 07/08/15 04:00 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Old civil war rifle cartridges


How times have changed



Might have to blow it up a little but this was one bad arse Indian


Grew up down the street from this orange packing house in the background. All the oranges were cleaned, packed, and shipped through here


Old checkers board


The old general store
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#5823410 - 07/08/15 04:53 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Cool pictures, thanks for sharing them

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#5823411 - 07/08/15 04:56 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Really neat photos Scott.
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#5823470 - 07/08/15 05:41 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Too much cool stuff to take pics of. Really puts in perspective how far we have come in the last 200 yrs.
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#5823489 - 07/08/15 05:50 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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#5823542 - 07/08/15 06:23 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Thanks for the pics. Have to study on the alcohol burning fan. Wonder if it works like a Sterling engine?
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#5823579 - 07/08/15 06:39 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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That was a great picture of a really old flag. I wonder if it predates the stars arranged in a circle? I bet it does.
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#5823637 - 07/08/15 07:05 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Great pics.
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#5823668 - 07/08/15 07:26 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Good shots. Looks like a place that I would like to visit.
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#5823715 - 07/08/15 07:53 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Awesome memories....thanks for sharing....
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#5823722 - 07/08/15 07:55 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Great pics! Looks like the little guy is havinga good time.
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#5823733 - 07/08/15 08:01 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Lots of history in those pictures.

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#5823736 - 07/08/15 08:01 PM Re: Florida Pioneer Museum (pic heavy) [Re: SapperTitan]
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Very cool Little & Big Sapper up
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