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Legend of Code Hill, the Sage of Bear Lake

His story is epic. Perhaps no one in Orlando was more universally loved than this charismatic pioneer from Lockhart.

Not an actual photo of Code Hill. This guy looks kinda like him. Photo of the real Code Hill is below. We are in search of better quality shots of the real Code.

Gather ‘round and let me learn ya something about the most knee-slapping old pioneer this side of Lake Monroe. Up until now his legend has been long forgotten, but back in 1910 every soul in the…




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Jason Byrne

Jason Byrne

CTO @ Echelon Fitness. Founder of MileSplit. Entrepreneur, technology executive, historian, writer, Christian, family man, and track & field fan.

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