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2016 Zora Festival in the Historic Town of Eatonville January 23rd – 31st

Stove Pipe Fantasy by Charles Bibbs

The annual Zora Festival returns to the historic town of Eatonville in 2016 beginning on Saturday, January 23rd and continuing through Sunday, January 31st with the main festival days beginning on Friday, January 29th that continues through Sunday. Zora Festival The Zora … Continue reading

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2016 Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr in the month of January in Orlando with Parades and Festivals

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr had a dream of an integrated and unified America in 1963 where over 200,000 civil rights supporters watched and listened to King’s 17-minute public speech in Washington D.C. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. At … Continue reading

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Zora Neale Hurston Life and Literary Works around the Historic Town of Eatonville

Zora-Neale-Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston grew up in the historic town of Eatonville, Florida, a small town just six miles north of Downtown Orlando along Interstate 4, that was one of the first all-black towns to be formed after the Emancipation Proclamation … Continue reading

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Eatonville Travel Guide featuring the Zora Neale Hurston National Musuem of Fine Arts and Lowe’s Good Eaton Soul Food Restaurant

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Eatonville is a town 5 miles north of downtown Orlando that was one of the first all-black towns to be formed after the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and was incorporated on August 15, 1887. Zora Festival Known historically as the … Continue reading

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