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The Town of Eatonville will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter. The sole purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the Town applying for a grant under the     Florida      Recreation       Development          Assistance Program (FRDAP)  during the 2017-2018 funding cycle. The applications are due October 28, 2016. The grant application includes Phase II improvements to the “Eatonville Municipal Pool Complex”.
The Town of Eatonville will hold the meeting at the Town of Eatonville Town Hall Town Council Meeting Room. The public is invited to attend. Handicapped persons  wishing to attend, who will need special accommodations,  should contact: Katrina Gibson, Finance Director, Town of Eatonville at (407) 623-8905.
I-4 Ultimate MOT Notification: Lane closures at Wymore Road and Kennedy Blvd. on Monday October 3rd thru Thursday October 6th, 2016 from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Expect Delays and/or Detours.

“The Town of Eatonville is a Fair Housing Advocate.  If you feel you have been discriminated against, you may file a housing discrimination complaint at: 1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free) or 1-800-927-9275 (TTY) or locally, Katrina Gibson, Finance Director at (407) 623-8905.”

“The Town of Eatonville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Advocate. If you have any questions about equal employment opportunities or feel you may have been discriminated against, you may contact Katrina Gibson, Finance Director at (407) 623-8905.”

“The Town of Eatonville is a Section 504/ADA Compliant Advocate.  If you feel you may have been discriminated against, you may contact Cathleen Williams, Town Clerk at(407) 623-8910.”

Current Residents

Black Men

Year Founded

The Town of Eatonville was founded by three Union officers, Captain Josiah Eaton, Captain Lewis Lawrence and another officer who is unknown. Following the Civil War, these men left America to settle in South America but during their voyage they turned back and settled in Florida.
To give a little background, at this moment in time there were black in Central Florida who had been brought there by Seminole and Cherokee Indians. The Indians had stolen the black slaves from many states along the coast. Over time, many of the Indians and former slaves that did not move west, stayed in Central Florida.
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