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Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - Altamonte Hotel

Altamonte Springs, Seminole, FL

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. 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".

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Altamonte Hotel

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

Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA

Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic Church

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female ancestorClara Emmagene GRANT (12 April 1852, Providence, Rhode Island, USA - 10 February 1923, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
photo of Charles Delemere HAINESCharles Delemere HAINES (19 June 1856, Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa) - 11 April 1929, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
male ancestorFrank Porter WATERHOUSE (2 October 1856, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 26 May 1935, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
male ancestorNels William LARSEN (29 October 1900, , Minnesota, USA - 13 September 1997, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
female ancestorAline L Valerie MONETTE (26 October 1909, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville) - 14 November 1985, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
photo of Arthur Raymond TREMBLAYArthur Raymond TREMBLAY (16 July 1914, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville) - 19 September 2008, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
male ancestorCecil St Clair MERRITT (26 January 1915, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - , )
male ancestorEveritt Alphonso MERRITT (27 September 1916, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - , )
photo of Julia Anna RUCCIJulia Anna RUCCI (23 June 1917, Welch, West Virginia, USA - 15 January 2002, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
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