Winter Garden/West Orange County was one of the largest citrus-producing areas in the country — if not the world — and most of the citrus grown and packed here left by one of the railroads serving the region.
Learn about the local citrus and vegetable packinghouses, along with their associated create labels,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation’s Heller Hall, 21 E. Plant St.
In his presentation, Phil Cross, WGHF board secretary and historian of the Central Florida Railway Historical Society, shares the history of a few of the dozens of citrus and vegetable packinghouses and their colorful crate labels in this free presentation.
Seating is limited. RSVP to (407) 656-3244, or email [email protected]. The event also will be presented on livestream on Facebook. Original citrus crate labels will also be available for purchase after the presentation.