Winter Garden Heritage Foundation Events & Exhibits

Hoyle Pounds – Agricultural Entrepreneur

    Did you know that tractors used to be fitted with steel tires – and what a problem that caused for America’s growing small towns? Hoyle Pounds is one of Winter Garden’s “Citizen Heroes.” While successful in agriculture, he... Learn More

Selling Sunshine: The Art of Citrus Advertising

Cultivated citrus, the crop that shaped Florida’s economy and landscape for a century and a half, took root in Florida by the mid-1800s. Originally concentrated in the northern part of the state, growers moved further south in pursuit of warmer... Learn More

Saturday Family Adventures at the Museum

We invite the whole family to join us on the Saturday Family Adventures at our Winter Garden Heritage Foundation’s Heller Hall. for live entertainment, hands-on activities, and snacks – all while learning about local history in a fun way! Saturday, June... Learn More

Winter Garden Artist Dorothy Kannon: A Retrospective

    Dorothy Kannon graduated from Winter Garden’s Lakeview High School in 1949 and immediately embarked on an art career that spanned six decades. Kannon excelled in drawing, linoleum block prints, charcoal studies, watercolors, and pointillism. The exhibit features a... Learn More

Education Programs

From field trips to specialized museum tours, we offer a wide range of educational opportunities for all ages to engage in and develop an appreciation for our area’s heritage! Education professionals and parents: click on United Arts of Central Florida and search for "Winter Garden Heritage Foundation" to discover the many educational programs and field trips we offer to thousands of students each year.

Adult Programs

For adults, the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation offers both walking and biking tours of Historic Downtown Winter Garden. Call us at 407.656.3244 for more information!
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