In 1953 Tupperware headquarters moved to Osceola County next to Gatorland. Central Florida drew Tupperware salespeople for training and was home to the company’s Jubilee, an annual sales convention and celebration.
The Orange County Regional History Center’s latest limited-run exhibition, Plastics Unwrapped, explores one of the 20th century’s most-debated inventions: the synthetic polymers we call plastics.
Speaking to an overflow crowd at the Orlando Public Library, historian J. Michael Francis explored the many myths that dominate popular perceptions about the Spanish colonization of Florida.
Orange County Library System cardholders now receive $2 off admission to the Orange County Regional History Center when they present a library card in good standing.
Isabel Roberts (1871-1955) once worked at the right hand of Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed a house that bears her name in Illinois.
Memoirs and photos from the estate of longtime Central Florida painter and teacher Ralph L. Bagley reveal a lifetime in the arts and a devoted dad.
As school field trips to museums decrease across the nation, educators at the History Center are thinking outside the box to bring history to students.
Central Florida has long been home to a thriving community of artists. Now, the “Art Legends of Orange County” project celebrates 50 years of creativity.