Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Sgt. Charles O. Walters, Jr.

Sgt. Walters came to Pine Castle from McKinney, Texas, during World War II. He drowned here during a training exercise on 30 August 1943.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Silent auction

On November 4th, a silent auction will be held in downtown Orlando to benefit Pine Castle Pioneer Days.

We are asking all Pioneer Days supporters to consider donating items for the auction, including (bunt not necessarily limited to) such things as:

* Tickets to sporting or cultural events.

* Weekend stays at vacation homes.

* Meals at area restaurants.

* Books and other memorabilia (especially if they relate to local history!)

* Artwork.

* Services of any kind.

* Fishing or other sporting gear.

* Gift baskets.

If you or someone you know can help us in our efforts to assemble these auction items, please contact us:

by phone - 407-427-9692
by email - pinecastlepioneerdays@hotmail.com

Thanks in advance!

Monday, August 23, 2010

George White Crawford (1840-1920)

Mr. Crawford lived on Lake Conway and represented this area in the Florida senate.