A Guide to Historic Winter Park chronicles the founding and growth of this extraordinary community, one that thrives today as a mecca for both boutique shoppers and outdoor enthusiasts. Established during the 1880s, historic Winter Park will delight the senses. Explore the city along five self-guided neighborhood walks that wind amidst the quaint shops, stately churches and "cottages" of the turn-of-the-century elite. Stroll through historic Rollins College, oak-shaded and reminiscent of the New England alma maters of its founders. Enjoy the lush parklands and canals that connect the city's picturesque lakes and botanical treasures. Wander the halls of the city's museums, libraries and numerous mansions once filled with Baroque music and opulent décor.