Cadman family established successful citrus business in Narcoossee

Cadman family established successful citrus business in Narcoossee

Citrus groves throughout Osceola County, Florida, began appearing about the same time in Shingle Creek, Boggy Creek, Narcoossee, Partin Settlement and Kissimmee Park. One grove in Narcoossee became a prominent producer and shipper of citrus for several generations. In 1883, Arthur Fell, a prominent British citizen, purchased more than 12,000 acres in what was then Orange County, Florida. His brother Edward acted as his agent […]

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Cadman Family Christmas

Cadman Family Christmas

Cadman Family Christmas The William and Jane Cadman family moved from Hampstead, England, to Narcoossee (located in what is now Osceola County, Florida) in 1888. The family referred to their home, which is on display at Pioneer Village, as “The Bungalow.”  The family brought with them many of their English customs and enjoyed entertaining and celebrating the holidays. A Christmas Eve dinner at The Bungalow […]

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Christmas at Pioneer Village

Christmas at Pioneer Village

Christmas at Pioneer VillageDecember 12, 2020 Experience an old-fashioned Christmas at Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek in Kissimmee. Pioneer Village is a collection of buildings that tell the story of Osceola County’s early settlers from the 1880s to early 1900s. In addition to three original family homes, the village includes a schoolhouse, church, general store, train depot, citrus packing plant, Seminole settlement and cow camp. […]

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