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Are We There Yet? Railroads Boost the Economy

Wednesday, September 9, Noon

The arrival of the railroad in Central Florida created an economic boom in citrus, new arrivals, and winter visitors.

Join Museum Director Michael Perkinson Zoom for the second in this four-part series, as he reviews the significant events in transportation history that shaped Central Florida.

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