Pine Castle Pioneer Days
Magazine Articles


1973
Christmas Party in the Pine Castle
History of Pine Castle by Ruth Grimes
How Pine Castle Got Its Name
Pine Castle Marker Dedication

1974
Belle Isle
Boggy Creek and the Boggy Creek Monster
Conway Methodist Church
Council Oak
A Dream for South Orange County
"Early Conway," by Mrs. Eulene Mizell Smith
Edgewood
English Colony
Fort Gatlin
Holden Heights
"Mem'erin'," a poem by Clara Tracy
"Memories of Pine Castle," a poem by Ruth Linton.
Never Argue with an Alligator: The Florida Midland Railroad
Pine Castle
"Pine Castle," a poem by Clara Tracy.
Pine Castle Baptist Church
Pine Castle Methodist Church
Taft: The Town Named for a President
Uncle Dan Prescott
Young People of Pine Castle

1975
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1976
American Legion
Bicentennial Parade 1976, by Lisa DeFrancesco
Big Day, by George Davis
Boy Scouts
Community Services Center
Conway
Conway Junior High
Florida Crackers
Girl Scouts, by Dorothy Dutner
Granny Harris
He gave us the USA, a poem by Clara Tracy
History of SEE, by Julia Ferguson
Judson B. Walker
Kiwanis Club
Lionism in Pine Castle
Oak Ridge High School
Orlando Yacht Club
Pine Castle, a poem by Sammy Gobel
Pine Castle Elementary
Pine Castle Fire Department
Pine Castle Little League, by Molly Freeman
Pine Castle Lodge #368, F&AM
Pine Castle Pioneers
Pine Castle Women's Club
Pioneers in Agriculture
Pop Kelly
Westridge Junior High
Windermere
YMCA

1977
Cattle Industry, by Ruth Linton
Central Florida's Comic Strip King: A Remembrance, by Ruth Gilbert Smith
Cracker Farming, by Ruth Linton
Cracker Fixin's
Guavatown
Hoffner Remembers Days of the Pioneers, by Melanie Bowman
Legend of the Spanish Moss
Mr. James F. Harrington, by Sharon Gibboney
Mrs. Wilson's Christmas for the Indians
Pine Castle Center of the Arts
Pine Castle Little League: National Champs, by Jeff Hansen
Pine Castle Scrapbook, by Ruth Linton
Roy Crane
Taft's Beloved Mr. Brickley
View From Pine Castle, by Dr. Paul Wehr
We Sing of the Arts, a song by Clara Tracy and Brad Holmes
What's in a Name, by Dixie Tate

1978
Cracker Fixin's
First Christmas Party at the Pine Castle
Games that Don't Cost a Cent
History of a Festival
Lake Conway: Pine Castle's Favorite Bathtub
Mama's Mama, a poem
Maude Fulford Hoffner
Memories of Pine Castle, by Bera Sunday Hassal
Pine Castle Center of the Arts
Pine Castle Hotel
Pine Castle Scrapbook
Pine Castle Song, by George H. Padgett
Pleasure Beach
Polo
Sunday Drive: Yesterday's Pleasure, by Ruth Linton

1979
Cracker Fixin's
English Colonies of Orange County, Florida, 1880-1900
Pine Castle Post Office, 1879-1979, by Ruth Barber Linton
Pine Castle Scrapbook: Festival Faces the First Five Years
Pioneer Dogs, by Ruth Barber Linton
Reminiscences of Taft, by W.A. Harris
Visit to Some of the Old Houses of Pine Castle Which Are Still Standing, by Ruth Barber Linton

Summer 1980
44 Years of Memories, by Maude Hoffner
Cracker Fixin's
From Fleece to Fabric, by Connie Rizner
How it Works in This County, excerpt from the writings of Will Wallace Harney
Journey Down Memory Lane, by Ruth Barber Linton
Pine Castle School Remembrances
Pine Castle Women's Club Children's Essay Contest Winners

Fall 1980
Apopka Methodist Church
Cathedral Church of St. Luke Episcopal
Church of St. Luke and St. Peter
Conway Methodist Church, by George Miller
Dinner on the Grounds, by Ruth Linton
First Baptist Church of Apopka
First Baptist Church of Kissimmee
First Baptist Church of Orlando
First Baptist Church of Oviedo
First Baptist Church of Winter Garden
First Methodist Church of Orlando
First Presbyterian Church of Orlando
Fort Christmas Baptist Church
In Loving Memory of Fannie Naylor and Essie Ward
Lane Cake
Mt. Olive AME Church
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Lockwood Baptist Church, by Mrs. Ray Tanner
Orlando's Early Jewish Community, by Joseph Wittenstein
Pine Castle Center of the Arts: Fifteenth Anniversary
Pine Needle Basketry, by Shirley Cannon Fadem
Pioneer Churches of Central Florida
Plymouth Baptist Church
St. James Catholic Church, by Helen Burns
St. John's Church, Kissimmee, by Kate Knox and Mary Singletary
Union Church of Pine Castle
Wekiwa Baptist Association

1981
Cane Grinding in Pine Castle, by Ruth Linton
Central Florida Folklife, by Dwight DeVane, Jr.
Florida Basketry: Continuity and Change, by Merri Beland
Flossie, by Cynthia H. Gross
Founders of the Woman's Club
Juried Crafts Show, by Susan Hawkins
Real Story of the Barber/Mizell Feud, by Ruth Barber Linton
Rolling Store, by Ruth Barber Linton
Traditional Craft Demonstrations, by Cynthia H. Gross

1982
Dorothy Matthews Dedication, by Mary Jean Wilson
Memories of Milk Cans, by June Smith Sunday
Our Cypress Log Home, by Sanford Padgett
Pines in Pine Castle, by Ruth Linton
Ragtime in Perspective, by Ronald Riddle
Sade's Harvest Time, by Charlotte Tanner
Why Folklife, by Loretta Van Winkle

1983
Cracker Cow Hunt, by Charlotte Weldon Tanner
Florida Fences, by Ruth Barber Linton
Pine Castle Center of the Arts: A Living Museum, by Shirley Cannon
Pursuits and Pastimes: Florida Folklife in Work and Leisure, by Doris Dyan
Touch My Life, Tell me a Story, by Voncile Mallory
Welcome Back: 10th Annual Pioneer Days, by Cynthia Gross

1984
50 Years: Florida Cattlemen's Association, by Jim Flanagan
Christmas Crackers & Gator Tales, by Charlotte Weldon Tanner
Dateline Pine Castle: A View of Orange County in the 1870s, by Dr. Paul Wehr
Dedication to Jim Black and William C. "Doc" McCall
Florida's First Cowboys, by Teresa Schecnk
Ole Maude, by Ruth Barber Linton
Profiles of Florida Ranch Life, by Loretta Van Winkle
South on the Range, by Stetson Kennedy
Traditional Craft Demonstrations, by Cynthia Gross

1985
Arts Center Programs
Citrus Crate Labels, by Jerry Chicone, Jr.
Countdown for Citrus in Orange County, by Henry F. Swanson
Dedication to Monette Tanner Waller
From Pickin' to Packin', by Wilbur C. Sunday
In Memoriam: Florence Bumby Fishback & Sally Butt McElroy
Life on the Wetherbee Grove, by Vaden Feitch (Mrs. Bert) Wetherbee
Maull Machinery
Oranges in Orange County, by Austin Caruso
Pine Castle Center of the Arts: 20 Years a'growin'
Pioneer Days Festival: Folklife Area
Seeds of Citrus in Floriday, by Robert Bronson
Traditional Crafts

1986
Coming Home, by Rose McCoy
Dedication to Rose McCoy
Diary of a Daydream, by Florence Fishback
Fairy Swings, by Charlotte Tanner
Florida Folklife: Traditional Crafts, by Cynthia Gross
Fruits of the Labor, by Ruby Strickland
If You Believe in What You're Doing, It'll Happen: Florida Folklife, by Loretta Van Winkle Rhoads
Max Pontius, by Cookie Weagraff
Memories of Taft, by Bessie Mae Rogers
Parade Marshalls: Tina Pontius and Bessie Mae Rogers
Pioneer Days Parade
Royal Augustine, by Helen Smith
Squeezing the Oleo, by Ruth Linton
Thank You, Flash Gordon

1987
Baits
Barbour Bros. Circus
Butt Family Album
Canada's
Dedication to Maggie Crittenden Parrish and Laureta Lancaster Stuart
Fish House
Fish Printin' for Kids
Florida's Favorite Fresh Water Fish
Folk Traditions of Fishing, Hunting, and Trapping in Central Florida
Grey Ghost, by R.V. Crofoot
Master of Them All and Other Hunted Endangered Species, by James E. Billie
Next Time, by Bob Sheppard
One More Log on the Fire, by Charlotte Tanner
Pine Castle Center of the Arts: Programs and Projects
Swamp Owl, by R.V. Crofoot

1988
15th Annual Pioneer Days: Y'all Come!
1880's News Notes
Dedication to Monette Tanner Waller
Florida "Pets"
Hint to Mashers
How to Make Rain
Notes to Hannibal Square, by Brenda Elliott
Volcano in Florida?
Will the True Southern Woman Please Take a Bow?, by Pamela Louise Jones

1989 thru 1992: No surviving copies in archive. If you have a copy to loan or donate, please email pinecastlepioneerdays@hotmail.com

1993
Legend of the Spanish Moss
Memories of Pine Castle, by Bera Sunday Hassal
Memories of Pine Castle, a poem by Ruth Linton
Pine Castle: The Making of a Community
Young People of Pine Castle

1994
Childhood Memories, by Lyman Bowman, Jr., and Martha Powman Pfantz
Dedication to the Glancy Family
Eagle's Tale, by R.V. Crofoot
Florida Crackers (originally published in The New York Tribune in 1883.
Florida Songbag of 50 Years Ago (excerpted from Stetson Kenndy's Sand in Their Shoes
Folk Music
Good Ol' Cookin' Recipes
Growing Up in Pine Castle, by William F. "Billy" Garvin
Letter to Pioneers, by Idell Tootle Allen
Parade Grand Marshal: Sheriff Kevin Beary
Pine Castle (a poem)
Pine Castle, a poem by Sammy Gobel
Pioneer Days Salutes the Pine Castle Old Timers
Roll On Manatee, a poem by Jim Ballew
Stories My Granny Told Me, by Glen O. Harris

1995
Gardiner Family, by John and Lucille Gardiner
Grand Marshall: Mary Elizabeth Clark Tims
Orlando's First Black Churches, by Shirley Cannon Fadem (reprint from 1980 magazine)
Welcome letter by Mark Sajeski


1996
Belle Isle
Boy Scout Troop #36, by Nancy & Charles Olds
Buildings: Crawford House, Day Building, Fishback House, Founder's HOuse, Gazebo, and Log Cabin
Edgewood
Florida Days, by Margaret Deland (12 May 1889)
Fort Gatlin
Glen and Ruth Harris (parade grand marshals)
Home...Just South of Pine Castle, by Mary Jean Wilson
James F. Harrington
Mary Jean Wilson (dedication)
Pictorial History
Pine Castle (town history)
Pine Castle Fire Department
Pine Castle Industry: Southeast Correct Craft, by Jimmy Stewart
Pine Castle Old Timers
Pine Castle Women's Club
Recipes of the Pine Castle Community
Resident Artist: Vincent Sansone
Sugar Cane: A Cane Grinding in Pine Castle, by Ruth Linton
Taft: The Town Named for a President
Welcome Back!
What's in a Name? by Dixie Tate


1997
44 Years of Memories, by Maude Fulford Hoffner
1885 Orlando Public School
Carl A. Dragstedt, Jr.: A Dynamic Educator
Charlie: Charles Lyman Olds
Cherokee School
Conway Middle School
Durrance Elementary School
Evans High School
Favorite Reicpes from the Kitchens in Pine Castle
Judson B. Walker Junior High School
Memorial Junior High School
Michael McCoy Elementary School
Orlando High School
Pine Castle Christian Academy
Pine Castle Elementary School
Public Schools of Orange County (1885)
Sadler Elementary School
Throughout the Years at Oak Ridge High School
Welcome, by Joan H. Pyle
Winegard Elementary


1998
"Correct Craft" and Meloon Family Name Synonymous with Innovation
Welcome, by Joan H. Pyle


1999
(no articles, program only)
Welcome, by Joan H. Pyle


2000
(no articles, program only)
Welcome, by Bettielee Sansone


2001 & 2002: No surviving copies in archive. If you have a copy to loan or donate, please email pinecastlepioneerdays@hotmail.com

2003
Salute to U.S. Armed Services
Welcome, by Richard A. Buck, Jr.


2004 thru 2006: No surviving copies in archive. If you have a copy to loan or donate, please email pinecastlepioneerdays@hotmail.com

2007
Belle Isle
Edgewood
Little Church in Pine Castle, by Ruth Linton
Pine Castle Army Air Field - Pine Castle Air Force Base - McCoy Air Force Base, by Thomas E. Cook
Recipes
Welcome, by Richard A. Buck, Jr.


2008
Miracle Production
Pine Castle (town history)
Recipes of the Pine Castle Community
Welcome, by Richard A. Buck, Jr.


2009 and 2010 - No festival held.

2011
David and Helen Glancy: Owners of Pine Castle Lumber & Supply, by daughter Brenda Glancy
In Memorium: Belinda Lathem Bateman
Keeping the Home Fires Burning: Pine Castle During World War II, by William S. Morgan, V
Letter from the Chairman
Macy Family of Pine Castle, by Billy Morgan
Memories of the Military Buildup During the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962, by Shirley Fadem Cannon
Memories of Pine Castle Air Force Base, by Maude Hoffner
Memories of the Pine Castle Air Force Base and the Pine Castle Community, by Anita Lynnock Tims
Memories of World War II, by Charlie Hayes
Music of World War II, by Barry Brogan
Pine Castle Air Force Base, by William S. Morgan, V
Pine Castle Air Force Base Inspires "Pioneer" Son, by Erin Ailworth
Pine Castle Pioneer Days
Pine Castle Women's Club: The Heart of Pine Castle for 70 Years
Remembering How We Served, 1941 to 1946, by Mary Jean Graham Wilson
Roy Crane and the Pine Castle Comic Strip Connection, by Jim Ivey
What Did "Top Secret" Include?


2012
4th Generation "Pine Castler," by Wayne P. Burns
Aaron Jernigan, 1813-1891
"Charlie," by his daughter Susie Hayes
Chores Kept Us Busy, by Evelyn Belcher Godbee
Coacoochee ("Wildcat"), 1807-1857
First Incorporation of the Town of Pine Castle, by William S. Morgan, V
Georgia Anderson Phillips (1876-1916): Pine Castle's Progressive Pioneer, by William S. Morgan, V
Glancy Family of Pine Castle, by Brenda Helen Glancy
Granny Harris, 1837-1934
Growing Up in Pine Castle, by Angie Tyner Morey
Horses Can't Graze in Quicksand!
I Never Knew We Were Poor, by Marjorie Maull Rogers
Jacob Summerlin, 1820-1893
Kind of Friend You Held Onto For Life, by Betty Smith
Memories of Milk Cans, by June Smith Sunday
Mr. Det and the Daetwyler Nursery
Native American History
Old Powell Cemetery, by Betty Jo Stockton
Pine Castle, a poem by Jimbo Hensley
Pine Castle Old Timers
Pine Castle Pioneers
Pine Castle School Song
Poster & Essay Conteset Winners: Cornerstone Charter School
Ruby & Clarence Datson: Pine Castle's Finest
Ruth Linton: Storyteller & Historian, by Shirley Cannon
Screen Door Slammed, by Susie Hayes Mosholder
Uncle Dan Prescott, 1856-1927
Union Church Service in the Gazebo
Walter O. Meloon: Fourth in a Long Line of Very Interesting Walter Meloons
Welcome, by William S. Morgan, V
Will Wallace Harney (1832-1912) & Mary Randolph Harney (1844-1870)
William Glover, 1810-c1875


2013
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits
About Our Artist: Katherine Davis
Aunt Janie's House, by William S. Morgan, V
Barber Gun, by Kristen Stieffel (as told by Susan Arline Williams)
Bernard Homestead, by Rose Bernard McCoy
Celebrating 100 Years: Howard Wholesale
Dedication
Drs. Matthews & Matthews
Eagle Scout Project at Oak Ridge Cemetery
Family Businesses: A Pine Castle Tradition
First Houses in Pine Castle
History of the Pine Castle Union Church, by Esther Lancaster
Howard Fertilizer & Chemical
Morgan's Garage, by Hazel Morgan Bennett
Neighbors Helping Neighbors, a poem by Jimbo Hensley
Old Man Mose, a poem by Tom Cordle
Olde Dixie Fried Chicken
Pine Castle, a poem by Clara Tracy
Pine Castle Hotels
Pine Castle Pioneer Days Festival Grounds
Pine Castle School: Celebrating 135 Years!
Pine Castle Woman's Club
Pine Castle's Pioneer Business Connections, by William S. Morgan, V
Randall Made Knives
Russell Home
Survey of Existing Historic Structures
T.G. Lee Dairy
Welcome to Pioneer Days: Celebrating 40 Years!
Will Wallace Harney's Pine Castle, by Tana Mosier Porter


2014
Cattle Rustlers and Spanish Gold, by George W. Mann, Jr. (aka "Cypress Sam")
Get On Board! An original poem by Jimbo Hensley
In Memoriam
In Search of Jane Green, by Kelly Kramer Weekley
Introducing Our Artist: Ernest M. Lee
Meet the Author: Doug Doudney
Not So Young Guns
Pine Castle's Railroad History, by William S. Morgan, V
Pioneer Architect: Murry S. King, by Melanie King
Soundtracks: 2014 Pioneer Days Musicians
Talako Indian Dancers
Theory of Relativity, by Susie Hayes Mosholder
War Between the States, 1861-1865
Welcome From the Chairman




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2017
10 Tips for Enjoying Pioneer Days
Championing the History of Fort Gatlin
Festival Schedule/Performance Times
Fort Gatlin & The Second Seminole War, by Clay B. Townsend
Fort Gatlin During the War of Northern Aggression, by Robert Foley
Grandma Naylor, by Sally Lord Baker
In Memoriam
Introducing Our Artist: Claudia Thomas
Join us on Facebook!
Not So Young Guns
Pine Castle Pioneer Days Challenges YOU
Remember the Circuit Riders
Silent Auction
Soundtracks: Our 2017 Musicians
Talako Indian Dancers
This Special Place, a poem by Jimbo Hensley
Tribute to Charlie Hayes
Welcome From the Chairman


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