Pine Castle Woman's Club Fifth Grade Essay Contest: Olivia Casola's Winning Essay

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Pine Castle Woman's Club Fifth Grade Essay Contest: Olivia Casola's Winning Essay

Pine Castle Woman's Club Fifth Grade Essay Contest: Olivia Casola's Winning Essay

by:
jtracy
May 12, 2016

A pioneer is a person who is the first to settle in an area. So, our Orange County Pioneers are the first people to settle here. These settlers came to Florida from 1840 to 1880. Often times, people made a living by farming. Some of the most common crops grown at that time were oranges, grapefruit, and mangoes.... One thing that many pioneers traded was oranges. In fact, that's how Orange County got its name! Because of the warm weather conditions, citrus thrived in Florida....

Excerpt from Blankner Elementary Pine Castle Woman's Club Fifth Grade Essay Contest Winner Olivia Casola's essay. Read Miss Casola's award winning essay.

LISTEN (17:46) to the student oratory of their award winning essays: If I Could Teach the History of Our Orange County Pioneers.... Presenters are in alphabetical order by school name.

 

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