Donovan Dean Boating in Florida

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Donovan Dean Boating in Florida

Donovan Dean Boating in Florida

by:
jtracy
November 17, 2016

Architect Donovan Dean boating in Florida.

Listen as the Orlando native describes his joy of boating on Florida's waterways in this excerpt from an oral history interview at The University Club of Orlando on June 23, 2016.

LISTEN Part IV (21:45)

When I saw all the rivers and waters the first thing we did when we got here, we rented a house and bought a boat. We bought a boat on Lake Mizell from a college professor sold it. He took us through the Winter Park chain of lakes on the boat and sold me!

Bam! I gotta have it... I still take people. We've got friends all over that come from France and Pittsburgh, anyway we always take them to the Winter Park chain, stick them in a boat. "Gosh, I didn't know that this existed. Only thing I knew about Orlando was Disney." Well, this is Central Florida guys. Come here, look, see....

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