Case Eagle - Winter Garden - Florida, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 28° 33.949 W 081° 35.127
17R E 442740 N 3160023
Quick Description: The Case Eagle can be found in The Heritage Museum, located at the corner of Plant Street and Main Street. The Museum houses an extensive collection of over 5,000 artifacts documenting the Winter Garden area's past.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 5/11/2013 1:03:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMH2GJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 4

Long Description:
From Wikipedia:
"J. I. Case introduced an eagle logo for the first time in 1865 based on Old Abe, a Wisconsin Civil War Regiment's mascot.

The Case Corporation was a manufacturer of construction equipment and agricultural equipment. Founded by Jerome I. Case as the J.I. Case Threshing Machine Company, it operated under that name for most of a century. For another 66 years it was the J.I. Case Company, and was often called simply Case." Text Source: (visit link)

"The Winter Garden Heritage Museum - (Free entry, but donatians are appreciated.) The Museum is located in the 1918 Atlantic Coast Line train depot in downtown Winter Garden. The heritage museum focuses on the history and culture of the area, with exhibits including local citrus labels, Native American artifacts, railroad memorabilia and historic photographs." Text Source: (visit link)

Street Address:
Corner of E.Plant St & N.Main St
Winter Garden,
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Case Eagle

Figure Type: Animal

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: unknown

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1865

Materials used: Cast Iron

Location: Winter Garden Heritage Museum

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