Available for Christmas, historical books on Apopka

From The Museum of the Apopkans

Yes, the original print run of “Tales of the Big Potato” by New Book Publishing sold out. Author the late Jack R. Christmas wanted the proceeds of the book to the Apopka Historical Society, but the supply was limited and visitors to the Museum of the Apopkans keep requesting the book.

By the generosity of the original publisher, the book has been placed in reprint for availability in the museum and for direct purchase online. Purchase the book at 122 East 5th Street, Apopka, FL 32703 or online at https://www.amazon.com/Tales-Big-Potato-Jack-Christmas/dp/1934194689. Online, you can buy one or a dozen at a time for delivery directly to a home or business or be shipped to a friend as a gift.

Another book on the history of Apopkans and northwest Orange County is also available in the museum and online. “The Pennings of Perrine Slim: Stories of Northwest Orange County Florida” by Perrine Slim, pen name of the late William Gladden, Jr., can also be purchased online at https://www.olmsteadpublishing.com/historic.

The museum is open Tuesday-Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on non-holidays. You can tour the museum and visit the gift shop. Items can be paid for online at http://apopkamuseum.square.site. You can also join the Apopka Historical Society (AHS) in person or on the website. Donations, purchases, and memberships can be made with check, cash, or credit card in person.

Call the AHS at 407-703-1707. Francina Boykin is the current president of the society and welcomes volunteers and new members. Franny can be contacted at FrannyB@embarqmail.com or Museum@USA.com.

Tales of the Big Potato

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