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Abraham Munn (1818 – 1910) was the founder of the city of Lakeland, Florida.
Acton was a town in Polk County, Florida, United States.
Aeronautics (from the ancient Greek words ὰήρ āēr, which means "air", and ναυτική nautikē which means "navigation", i.e. "navigation into the air") is the science or art involved with the study, design, and manufacturing of air flight capable machines, and the techniques of operating aircraft and rockets within the atmosphere.
Ahmad Black (born December 12, 1988) is a former American football safety who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL).
Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska, United States and include: Iñupiat, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures.
Richard Albert Mohler Jr. (born October 19, 1959), is an American historical theologian and the ninth president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Alice Haylett (akas: "Al", "Sis"; April 2, 1923 – March 27, 2004) was a female pitcher who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) was a women's professional baseball league founded by Philip K. Wrigley which existed from 1943 to 1954.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The American Arena League (AAL) is a minor professional indoor football league that began playing in 2018.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The American Guide Series was a group of books and pamphlets published in 1937–41 under the auspices of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP), a Depression-era works program in the United States.
Andrew Reynolds (born June 6, 1978) is an American professional skateboarder known for co-founding Baker Skateboards in 2000 with artist Jay Strickland.
Thomas Andrew Bean (born March 13, 1953) is an American professional golfer who previously played on the PGA Tour and currently plays on the Champions Tour.
863 is the telephone area code in Florida which covers the Heartland, as well as Polk County in Central Florida.
The Assemblies of God (AG), officially the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, is a group of over 140 autonomous but loosely associated national groupings of churches which together form the world's largest Pentecostal denomination.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
At-large is a designation for members of a governing body who are elected or appointed to represent the whole membership of the body (for example, a city, state or province, nation, club or association), rather than a subset of that membership.
The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
The Atlantic coastal plain is a physiographic region of low relief along the East Coast of the United States.
Auburndale is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States.
The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore Ravens are a professional American football team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
Bartow is the county seat of Polk County, Florida, United States.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Bălți (Belz, Bielce, Бельцы,, Бєльці,, בעלץ) is a city in Moldova.
The Beacon Hill-Alta Vista Residential District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on March 4, 1993) located in Lakeland, Florida.
Big Brother is a Dutch reality television game show franchise created by John de Mol Jr., broadcast in the Netherlands and subsequently syndicated internationally.
William Edwin "Bill" Spivey (March 19, 1929 – May 8, 1995) was an American basketball player.
The Biltmore–Cumberland Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on June 4, 2004) located in Lakeland, Florida.
A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other.
Robert Valentine (Bobby) Braddock (born August 5, 1940) is an American country songwriter and record producer.
The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 is a biplane used as a military trainer aircraft, of which at least 10,626 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s.
The Bone Valley is a region of central Florida, encompassing portions of present-day Hardee, Hillsborough, Manatee, and Polk counties, in which phosphate is mined for use in the production of agricultural fertilizer.
John Wesley "Boog" Powell (born August 17, 1941) is an American former professional baseball first baseman and left fielder.
The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Brenda J. Sell is an American martial arts instructor, and the highest ranking non-Korean female practitioner of Taekwondo, according to the Kukkiwon, an international ranking body within Taekwondo.
Thomas W. Bryant Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lakeland, Florida that is currently home to Lakeland High School athletics and the Lakeland Tropics soccer team of the Premier Development League.
Ralph "Buddy" Fletcher (August 20, 1932 – July 25, 2017) was the mayor of Lakeland, Florida from 1993 until 2009.
A cadet is a trainee.
The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast.
Carol Jenkins Barnett (born September 30, 1956) is an American philanthropist and businesswoman, the daughter of George W. Jenkins, the founder of Publix Super Markets.
Carson Springer Fulmer (born December 13, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Central Avenue School (also known as the Central Avenue Elementary School) is a historic school in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
Charles Terrance Canady (born June 22, 1954) is a Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida.
Charles Z. Smith (February 23, 1927 – August 28, 2016) was an American judge who served as a Washington State Supreme Court Justice from 1988 to 2002.
The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Chongming District is northernmost district of the provincial-level municipality of Shanghai.
Chris Elrod (born February 28, 1966) is the Senior Pastor and founder of Impact! Church, a multicultural inner-city church in Lakeland, Florida.
Christopher "Chris" Rainey (born March 2, 1988) is a Canadian football running back for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Christopher Allen Sale (born March 30, 1989), nicknamed The Condor, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Christopher Myron Waters (born August 17, 1980) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher.
Chronicling America, begun in 2005, is a database and companion website produced by the United States National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, maintained by the LOC.
The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Circle B Bar Reserve is an area of protected lands in Polk County, Florida.
Citrus Connection is the public transit system of Lakeland, Florida, operated by the Lakeland Area Mass Transit District (LAMTD).
Citrus fruits are the highest-value fruit crop in terms of international trade.
A city is a large human settlement.
The Cleveland Court School (also known as the Cleveland Court Elementary) is a historic school in Lakeland, Florida.
The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
Collegiate High School is a charter high school located on the Lakeland, Florida campus of Polk State College.
Copeland is an American rock band formed in 2001 by the singer, pianist Aaron Marsh (who also plays guitar) with his friend, the bass guitarist and backing vocalist James Likeness, in Lakeland, Florida.
The cornet is a brass instrument similar to the trumpet but distinguished from it by its conical bore, more compact shape, and mellower tone quality.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
Dade City is a city in Pasco County, Florida, United States.
Dan White (March 25, 1908 – July 7, 1980) was an American actor, well known for appearing in Western films and TV shows.
Denison Marrs was a U.S. indie rock band from Lakeland, Florida.
Desmond Darice Clark (born April 20, 1977 in Bartow, Florida) is a former American football tight end who played in the National Football League.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a US project aimed at providing public access to digital holdings in order to create a large-scale public digital library.
The Dixieland Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on December 23, 1994) located in Lakeland, Florida.
Donnell Smith is former defensive end in the National Football League.
The E. W. Scripps Company is an American broadcasting company founded in 1878 as a chain of daily newspapers by Edward Willis "E. W." Scripps.
The East Lake Morton Residential District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on July 9, 1993) located in Lakeland, Florida.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton, produced by Denise Di Novi and Tim Burton, and written by Caroline Thompson from a story by Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson, starring Johnny Depp as an artificial man named Edward, an unfinished creation who has scissor blades instead of hands.
is a prefecture in northwestern Shikoku, Japan.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Estero is a village in Lee County, Florida, United States.
Everest University is an American private university based in Florida.
Faith Renée Evans (born June 10, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
The Federal Writers' Project (FWP) was a United States federal government project created to provide jobs for out-of-work writers during the Great Depression.
FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) is an organization whose purpose is to organize sports competition for high schools in Florida.
The Florida Legislature is the Legislature of the U.S. State of Florida.
Florida Memory or the Florida Memory Program (formerly known as Florida Photographic Digital Imaging Project and Florida Memory Project) is an LSTA-funded internet-based digital outreach program providing free online access to primary source materials including historical photographs, audio, video, and textual documents from collections housed in the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Florida Polytechnic University (Florida Poly) is a public university in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
Florida Southern College (Florida Southern, Southern or FSC) is a private college in Lakeland, Florida.
The Florida State League is a Minor League Baseball league based in the state of Florida.
State Road 33 (SR 33) is a state highway running through Lake and Polk counties in Florida.
State Road 37 (SR 37) is a state highway which runs from SR 62 at Duette, Florida north to Lakeland.
State Road 540 is a west–east route in Central Florida, serving Polk County.
The Polk Parkway, also known as State Road 570 (SR 570), is a, limited-access toll road which runs through Polk County, Florida.
The Florida Tarpons are a professional indoor football team based in Lakeland, Florida, out of the RP Funding Center.
Florida Technical College is a for profit college with multiple campuses in Florida.
Florida Tropics SC is a professional indoor soccer team based in Lakeland, Florida.
Florida's Turnpike, designated as State Road 91 (SR 91), is a toll road in the U.S. state of Florida, maintained by Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE).
Forrest Sawyer (born April 19, 1949) is an American broadcast journalist.
The Fort Fraser Trail is a paved multi-use path that runs from Bartow to Lakeland.
Fort Meade is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States.
Julia Frances Langford (April 4, 1913 – July 11, 2005) was an American singer and entertainer who was popular during the Golden Age of Radio and also made film appearances over two decades.
The Frances Langford Promenade (also known as the First Civic Center and the Lake Mirror Promenade) is a historic site in Lakeland, Florida.
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.
Freddie Lee Mitchell Jr. (born November 28, 1978) is a former American football wide receiver who played for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) for four seasons.
A freedman or freedwoman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
The Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) is an American auto insurance company with headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Gene Ready (May 27, 1941 – December 12, 2015) was an American former politician in the state of Florida.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Washington Jenkins Jr. (September 29, 1907 – April 8, 1996) was an American businessman and philanthropist who founded Publix Super Markets.
George W. Jenkins High School serves Lakeland, Florida, a city with a population of 94,000 and a surrounding community of more than 600,000.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
Gow Fields is a politician and the former mayor of Lakeland, Florida; he is the first African American to be elected to this office.
The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
The Gulf Coast League is a rookie-level Minor League Baseball league that operates in Florida, United States.
The Gulf Coast League Tigers or GCL Tigers are a minor league baseball club located in Lakeland, Florida, at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Halifax Media Group is a U.S. newspaper company owning more than 30 newspapers in five Southeastern U.S. States.
Henley Field is a historic site in Lakeland, Florida.
Herbert Jackson Drane (June 20, 1863 – August 11, 1947) was a U.S. Representative from Florida.
A Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of god.
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas.
Howard J. Buss (born January 6, 1951 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American composer of contemporary classical music.
Hurricane Charley was the first of four individual hurricanes to impact or strike Florida during 2004, along with Frances, Ivan and Jeanne, as well as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the United States.
is a city in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.
An independent station is a type of television station broadcasting in the United States or Canada that is not affiliated with any broadcast television network; most commonly, these stations carry a mix of syndicated, brokered and in some cases, local programming to fill time periods when network programs typically would air.
In the United States, indoor football is football played at ice hockey-sized indoor arenas (as opposed to certain NFL teams which have large indoor stadiums, such as the New Orleans Saints who play in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome).
Indoor soccer, or arena soccer (known internationally as indoor football, minifootball, fast football, floorball or showball), is a game derived from association football adapted for play in a walled indoor arena.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
Interstate 4 (I-4) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Florida, maintained by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
John Daniel "J.
Jameson Lee Taillon (born November 18, 1991) is a Canadian American professional baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Joseph Frank Nemechek III (born September 26, 1963) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
Joseph Franklin Niekro (November 7, 1944 – October 27, 2006) was an American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.
The John F. Cox Grammar School (also known as the John F. Cox Elementary School) is a historic school in Lakeland, Florida.
Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium is a baseball field in Lakeland, Florida.
Jonathan Adam "Jonny" Diaz (born March 30, 1984) is an American contemporary Christian pop artist originally from Lakeland, Florida.
Judd Asher Nelson (born November 28, 1959) is an American actor who played John Bender in The Breakfast Club, Alec Newbary in St. Elmo's Fire, Hot Rod and Rodimus Prime in The Transformers: The Movie and Transformers: Animated, Joe Hunt in Billionaire Boys Club, Nick Peretti in New Jack City, Billy Beretti in Empire, and Jack Richmond in Suddenly Susan.Nelson, Judd, Biography: True Story Website Nelson, Judd, Internet Movie Database.
The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI) is a non-profit organization of 291 Junior Leagues in Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom and the United States.
Justin Forsett (born October 14, 1985) is a former American football running back.
Justin Brooks Verlander (born February 20, 1983) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kara Monaco (born February 26, 1983 in Lakeland, Florida) is an American model.
Kathleen High School is the second oldest of four high schools in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Keiser University is a private non-profit university based in Florida.
Keon Darell Broxton (born May 7, 1990) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Kendrick Trepell Vincent (born April 13, 1978) is a former American football guard.
Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Lake Gibson is a lake in Polk County, Florida, in the United States.
Lake Gibson High School is located in Lakeland, Florida, and was established in 1979.
Lake Hollingsworth is a lake located near the center of the City of Lakeland, Florida.
The Lake Hunter Terrace Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on December 20, 2002) located in Lakeland, Florida.
Lake Morton is a lake in Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, in the United States.
Lake Okeechobee,, also known as Florida's Inland Sea, is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida.
Lake Parker is a lake located on the northeast side of the city of Lakeland, Florida.
The Lake-to-Lake Trail is an urban network of paved multi-use paths that runs between numerous lakes in Lakeland, Florida.
Lakeland Derby Dames was a flat-track roller derby league based in Lakeland, FL.
The Lakeland Flying Tigers are a minor league baseball team based in Lakeland, Florida.
Lakeland Linder Regional Airport is a public airport five miles southwest of Lakeland, in Polk County, Florida.
The Lakeland Magic are an American professional basketball team of the NBA G League announced to begin play for the 2017–18 season as an affiliate of the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Lakeland Senior High School is the oldest public high school in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
Lakeland Square Mall is a shopping mall located on the northern side of Lakeland, Florida in the United States.
Lakeland station is a train station in Lakeland, Florida, that is served by Amtrak, the national passenger rail system of the United States.
Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, along Interstate 4 east of Tampa.
Lakeside Village is an open-air shopping mall located on the southern side of Lakeland, Florida, in the United States.
Johnny Lance Davis (born September 1, 1976 in Winter Haven, Florida) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher.
Lance William Niekro (born January 29, 1979) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) player.
The last glacial period occurred from the end of the Eemian interglacial to the end of the Younger Dryas, encompassing the period years ago.
Lawrence Kestenbaum (born September 13, 1955) is an attorney, politician, and the creator and webmaster of The Political Graveyard website.
Lawton Mainor Chiles Jr. (April 3, 1930 – December 12, 1998) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida.
Lee McLeod Janzen (born August 28, 1964) is an American professional golfer who is best known for winning the U.S. Open twice in 1993 and 1998.
Legoland Florida Resort (stylized as LEGOLAND Florida Resort) is a vacation destination in Winter Haven, Florida featuring a theme park, water park and on-site accommodations.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Lindsey Erin Alley (born December 6, 1977) is an American actress and singer, who for several years lived in New York City and is now residing in Los Angeles.
There are 67 counties in the state of Florida.
This is a list of inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Number of Inductees (counting groups as a single inductee): 136.
This is a list of hospitals in the U.S. state of Florida.
List of famous people from Lakeland, Florida.
The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1991.
The following is a list of FCC-licensed radio stations in the U.S. state of Florida, which can be sorted by their call signs, frequencies, cities of license, licensees, and programming formats.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
Local government in the United States refers to governmental jurisdictions below the level of the state.
Lodwick Field is a former airport located 2.1 miles north-northeast of Lakeland, Florida.
The Lois Cowles Harrison Center for the Visual and Performing Arts (also called Harrison School for the Arts) is a high school in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
The Los Angeles Rams are a professional American football team based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Louis Rodman Whitaker Jr. (born May 12, 1957), nicknamed "Sweet Lou", is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) player.
Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States.
Loyce E. Harpe Park, formerly known as Carter Road Park, is located in Polk County, Florida.
Ludd Myrl Spivey (December 5, 1886 - December 27, 1962) was president of Florida Southern College (FSC) from 1925 to 1957.
Lynching is the practice of murder by a group by extrajudicial action.
The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) is a North American indoor soccer league representing the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Marvin Pipkin (November 18, 1889 – January 7, 1977) was an American chemist.
Matthew Edward Diaz (born March 3, 1978) is an American former professional baseball outfielder.
Matt Grothe (born September 8, 1986) is a former American football quarterback.
LaShawn Maurkice Pouncey (born July 24, 1989) is an American football center for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).
McKeel Academy of Technology is a junior and senior high school of over 1,000 students located in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
A megachurch is a Christian church having 2,000 or more people in average weekend attendance.
The Miami Dolphins are a professional American football team based in the Miami metropolitan area.
Mike Marshall (born Michael James Marshall, July 17, 1957 in New Castle, Pennsylvania) is a bluegrass mandolinist who has collaborated with David Grisman and Darol Anger.
James Michael Pouncey (born July 24, 1989) is an American football center for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL).
The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
Miss America 1953, the 26th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 6, 1952.
Moody Radio is one of the largest Christian radio networks in the United States.
Mulberry High School (also referred to as Mulberry Senior High School) is a four-year public high school located in Mulberry, Florida, serving the city and surrounding areas.
Mulberry is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
The Munn Park Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on November 3, 1997) located in Lakeland, Florida.
Nat Adderley (November 25, 1931 – January 2, 2000) was an American jazz trumpeter.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is an athletic association that organizes college and university-level athletic programs, primarily across the United States but also outside the US.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.
The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.
The NBA G League is the National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Neva Jane Langley Fickling (January 25, 1933 – November 18, 2012) was an American beauty pageant queen.
The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region.
Joseph Nicholas Patrick Hamilton Jr. (born November 9, 1959), better known by his ring name Nick Patrick, is a retired American professional wrestling referee.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
The Oates Building (former home of the Oates-Corley Furniture Company) is a historic site in Lakeland, Florida.
The Old Lakeland High School, also known as the Polk Opportunity Center, is an historic 3-story redbrick school building located at 400 North Florida Avenue in Lakeland, Florida, USA.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
The Orlando Magic are an American professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida.
The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of Orlando, Florida and the Central Florida region.
Paleo-Indians, Paleoindians or Paleoamericans is a classification term given to the first peoples who entered, and subsequently inhabited, the Americas during the final glacial episodes of the late Pleistocene period.
Park Monroe Trammell (April 9, 1876 – May 8, 1936), an American politician of the Democratic Party, was the 21st Governor of Florida and represented Florida in the United States Senate from 1917 until 1936.
Paul Edinger (born January 17, 1978) is a former gridiron football placekicker.
The Peace River is a river in the southwestern part of the Florida peninsula, in the U.S.A..
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
The PGA Tour (stylized in all capital letters as PGA TOUR by its officials) is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the United States and North America.
The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football franchise based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In the United States, a plat (plan or cadastral map) is a map, drawn to scale, showing the divisions of a piece of land.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
A Playmate is a female model featured in the centerfold/gatefold of Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month (PMOM).
Polk County Public Schools is a school district headquartered in Bartow, Florida, United States.
Polk County is located in the U.S. state of Florida.
The Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College is a private, non-profit, and nationally accredited art museum in Lakeland, Florida.
Polk State College, formerly known as Polk Community College, is a public state college located in Winter Haven, Florida, USA.
The Polk Theatre in Lakeland, Florida is a historic theater located at 121 South Florida Avenue.
Portmore is a large coastal town in southern Jamaica in Saint Catherine, and a dormitory town for the neighbouring city of Kingston and Spanish Town.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
The Pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning the time of the original settlement in the Upper Paleolithic period to European colonization during the Early Modern period.
The Premier Development League (commonly known as the PDL) is a development soccer league sponsored by United Soccer Leagues in the United States and Canada, forming part of the United States soccer league system.
Publix Super Markets, Inc., commonly known as Publix, is an employee-owned, American supermarket chain headquartered in Lakeland, Florida.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Raymond Anthony Lewis, Jr. (born May 15, 1975) is a former American football linebacker who played all of his 17-year professional career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL).
Rhea Durham (born July 1, 1978) is an American model.
Richmond Hill (2016 population 195,022) is a town in south-central York Region, Ontario, Canada.
Riverview is an unincorporated census-designated place in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Robert Phillips (born July 26, 1953, New York City) is an American classical guitarist.
Rocco Anthony Mediate (born December 17, 1962) is an American professional golfer who has won six times on the PGA Tour and three times on the Champions Tour.
Torrold DeShaun "Rod" Smart (born January 9, 1977) is a former professional American football running back.
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is a provider of adult Jewish courses on Jewish history, law, ethics, philosophy and rabbinical literature worldwide.
Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating counter-clockwise around a track.
Ronnie Bernard Smith (born November 20, 1956) is a former professional American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons with the Los Angeles Rams, the San Diego Chargers, and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Ronnie Jerome Ghent (born January 5, 1980) is a former American football fullback and former head coach of the Central Florida Jaguars of American Indoor Football (AIF).
Rooms To Go Incorporated is an American furniture store chain.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The RP Funding Center (originally Lakeland Civic Center, and later The Lakeland Center) is a convention and entertainment complex in Lakeland, Florida, comprising a convention center, arena and theater.
Saddle Creek Corporation is a nationwide third-party logistics (3PL) company providing integrated warehousing, transportation, packaging and fulfillment services.
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.
Santa Fe Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Lakeland, Florida.
Sherrod Scott Kelly (September 20, 1927 – April 3, 2005) was an American politician.
The Seminole are a Native American people originally from Florida.
Seminole is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
The Silvermoon drive-in is a drive-in theatre in Lakeland, Florida.
A single-member district or single-member constituency is an electoral district that returns one officeholder to a body with multiple members such as a legislature.
A sinkhole, also known as a cenote, sink, sink-hole, swallet, swallow hole, or doline (the different terms for sinkholes are often used interchangeably), is a depression or hole in the ground caused by some form of collapse of the surface layer.
Sister Cities International (SCI) is a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens partnerships between communities in the United States and those in other countries, particularly through the establishment of "sister cities".
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
It is very rare for snow to fall in the U.S. state of Florida, especially in the central and southern portions of the state.
is a Japanese hip-hop musician and songwriter.
The South Florida Bulls football team represents the University of South Florida in the sport of American football The Bulls started playing in 1997 and currently compete in the American Athletic Conference (The American) of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
The South Florida Railroad was a railroad from Sanford, Florida to Tampa, Florida, becoming part of the Plant System in 1893 and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1902.
The South Lake Morton Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on November 20, 1985) located in Lakeland, Florida.
The Southeastern Fire are the athletic teams for Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida.
Southeastern University is a private Christian liberal arts university in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS), in Louisville, Kentucky, is the oldest of the six seminaries affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-americana or Guerra hispano-estadounidense; Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898.
Spectrum (formerly Charter Spectrum) is a brand of Charter Communications used to market consumer cable television, Internet, and telephone provided by the company, and formerly provided by Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, which Charter Communications acquired in May 2016.
In Major League Baseball (MLB), spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season.
Stephen Baron Johnson (born November 4, 1972) is an American artist.
Steven Wayne Pearce (born April 13, 1983) is an American professional baseball left fielder and first baseman for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the tropics at latitude 23.5° (the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn) and temperate zones (normally referring to latitudes 35–66.5°) north and south of the Equator.
Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, Inc. (officially styled SUN 'n FUN) is a nonprofit organization in Lakeland, Florida dedicated to the promotion of aviation education.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
The Tampa Bay Area is a major populated area surrounding Tampa Bay on the west coast of Florida in the United States.
The Tampa Bay Rowdies were an American professional soccer team based in Tampa, Florida, that competed in the original North American Soccer League (NASL) from 1975 to 1984.
Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Tenoroc High School (THS) is a public secondary school in Lakeland, Florida.
The four textile block houses of Frank Lloyd Wright are.
The Ledger is a daily newspaper serving Lakeland, Florida and the Polk County area.
The Mickey Mouse Club is an American variety television show that aired intermittently from 1955 to 1996 and returned in 2017 to social media.
The Political Graveyard is a website and database that catalogues information on more than 277,000 American political figures and political families, along with other information.
The Timucua were a Native American people who lived in Northeast and North Central Florida and southeast Georgia.
Tocobaga (occasionally Tocopaca) was the name of a chiefdom, its chief, and its principal town during the 16th century.
The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario.
The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open national championship of golf in the United States.
U.S. Route 92 is a 181-mile (291 km.) intrastate U.S. Route in the U.S. state of Florida.
U.S. Route 98 (US 98) is an east-west United States highway that runs from the Alabama-Florida state line to southern Florida.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Basketball League, often abbreviated to the USBL, was a professional men's spring basketball league.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a campus in Gainesville, Florida.
The University Trail is a trail which runs alongside University Boulevard, roughly paralleling interstate 4 in Lakeland Florida, running from the Lakeland campus of Polk State College to the campus of Florida Polytechnic University.
The USA International Speedway was an oval located near Lakeland, Florida, United States, that opened in 1995.
Victoria's Secret is an American designer, manufacturer, and marketer of women's lingerie, womenswear, and beauty products.
A vocational school, sometimes also called a trade school, career center, or vocational college, is a type of educational institution, which, depending on country, may refer to secondary or post-secondary education designed to provide vocational education, or technical skills required to perform the tasks of a particular and specific job.
The Wayback Machine is a digital archive of the World Wide Web and other information on the Internet.
Webster University is an American non-profit private university with its main campus in Webster Groves, Missouri.
WFTS-TV, virtual channel 28 (UHF digital channel 29), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States and also serving the nearby city of St. Petersburg.
WFTV, virtual channel 9 (UHF digital channel 39), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Orlando, Florida, United States.
White Latin Americans or European Latin Americans are Latin Americans who are considered white, typically due to European, or in some cases Levantine, descent.
Whitefield Theological Seminary is an unaccredited theological seminary in Lakeland, Florida, United States.
The Winston School (also known as a Strawberry School) is a historic school in Lakeland, Florida.
Without Walls Central Church was a Christian megachurch, founded in Auburndale, Florida, in January 2004, under the vision of Bishop Randy White of Without Walls International Church in Tampa, Florida.
WKES (91.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a religious radio format.
WLKF (1430 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format.
WLLD is a Rhythmic Contemporary Hits-formatted radio station licensed to Lakeland, Florida that serves the Tampa Bay area in Florida, and is owned by Beasley Broadcast Group.
WMOR-TV, virtual channel 32 (UHF digital channel 19), is an independent television station serving Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida, United States that is licensed to Lakeland.
WONN (1230 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Standards/MOR format.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WPCV (97.5 FM, "97 Country") is a country music station owned and operated by Hall Communications.
WWAB (1330 AM) is a radio station broadcasting Urban Contemporary and Gospel music.
WWRZ is a commercial radio station in Fort Meade, Florida, broadcasting to the Lakeland-Winter Haven area on 98.3 FM.
The XFL was a professional American football league that played its only season in 2001.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
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