Central Florida may best be known for its theme parks and attractions, but cattle and citrus were the money makers of the area… long before tourism. As Florida Remembers continues its journey of the state, we showcase how Orange County shed its original name of Mosquito and how a man many refer to as “Mr. George” turned a small town grocery store in Polk County into one of the best companies to work for in America.


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cattle/cattle industry Florida citrus mosquitoes Orange County Polk County Publix Supermarket Viva Florida/500th Birthday of Florida Walt Disney