Owen Godwin, Sr. - Gatorland - Orlando, Florida
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N 28° 21.195 W 081° 24.196
17R E 460480 N 3136400
Quick Description: A quote from Owen Godwin, Sr., on his motivation to establish Gatorland - a theme park and wildlife preserve in Orlando, Florida - appears on a dedication plaque in his honor and can be seen at the southern end of the park.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2022 1:05:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM15ZDR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
A quote from Owen Godwin, Sr., on his motivation to establish Gatorland - a theme park and wildlife preserve in Orlando, Florida - can be found at the entrance to white gators/Swamp Walk section. A concrete plinth at this southern end of the park supports a cast metal plaque that dedicates the walkway to Mr. Godwin. His words appear across the lower portion, beneath an alligator relief:
"My desire is to give to the visitors and
residents of Florida a look at the wildlife
and natural beauty of this great state."
- Owen Godwin

Open every day (including holidays): 10:00am - 5:00pm

Address:
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, Florida


Website: [Web Link]

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