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Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA

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Where is Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA? 

Altamonte Springs, Seminole, Florida, USA
...Dr. Washington Kilmer of Cincinnati was the first to settle into the area circa 1870, and he named the area Altamont (minus the "e" from the present spelling). In 1882, the Altamonte Land, Hotel and Navigation Company gave the area its present name: Altamonte Springs. The company developed the core community along Altamonte Avenue (today's SR 436) between Maitland and Longwood Avenues (today's Ronald Reagan Boulevard). On November 11, 1920, the residents of Altamonte Springs voted 38 to 7 in favor or incorporation. The name Altamonte is Spanish language word meaning "high hill"...wikipedia


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Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - Altamonte Hotel
Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA

Altamonte Hotel
Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - Lake Orienta Adjoining the Altamonte Hotel.
Altamonte, Springs, Florida, Route 436
Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA

Lake Orienta Adjoining the Altamonte Hotel.
Altamonte, Springs, Florida, Route 436
Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA

Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic Church

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1916
Altamonte Springs, a post-village of Orange co., Fla., on the Wekiva River and on the Atlantic...Read MORE...


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Grant
flag  Clara Emmagene GRANT (12 April 1852, Providence, Rhode Island, USA - 10 February 1923, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)

Haines
 flag  Charles Delemere HAINES (19 June 1856, Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa) - 11 April 1929, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA) gravestone

Tremblay
 flag  Arthur Raymond TREMBLAY (16 July 1914, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - 19 September 2008, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA) gravestone

Waterhouse
flag  Frank Porter WATERHOUSE (2 October 1856, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 26 May 1935, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
 

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