On Christmas Day in 1837, a small Army fort was established in central Florida. Today, Fort Christmas Historical Park features a replica of the original Seminole War-era fort as well as other historic buildings such as a one-room school a several Cracker houses that were home to Florida pioneer families. The park is managed by Orange County Parks and Recreation.
The Christmas, Florida, postmark is popular with people mailing holiday cards and letters to Santa.
"In This Florida Town, Christmas is Year-Round Business" (Sun-Sentinel, December 18, 2007)
"Christmas Has a Zip Code" (Herald Tribune, December 23, 2007)