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Have been reading Mr Kelly's blog recently concerning Jenkins, Pathfinder, etc. Its been great reading (thanks Mr K!) and have been deeply fascinated by what the area could've looked like. I searched and happened across some flickr photos of Key Largo, taken by the US Govt. circa 1987. https://www.flickr.com/photos/keyslibraries/9412356470/in/photostream/ There aren't too many images of Key Largo but they're all interesting nonetheless. Many more fascinating images of other military installations and historical images from the Keys and elsewhere in Florida.
Disney Assembled Cast Of Buyers To Amass Land Stage For Kingdom FLASHBACK - ORANGE COUNTY HISTORY By Mark Andrews, of The Sentinel Staff May 30, 1993 Working under a strict cloak of secrecy, real estate agents who didn't know the identity of their client began making offers to landowners in southwest Orange and northwest Osceola counties in April 1964 - shortly after Walt Disney chose the site for his new theme park. Careful not to let property owners know the extent of their land-buying appetites, the agents quietly negotiated one deal after another - sometimes lining up contracts to buy