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November 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Marie Selby

Marie Selby (n.d.) A prominent name around Sarasota County, Marie Selby (along with her husband William) was an ambitious, compassionate and influential person. She and William traveled the same route driven by the first transcontinental automobile race from Seattle to New York City in six days less than the winner of the race! This made Marie […]

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November 2013

Vintage Photo: McClellan Sisters

McClellan Sisters (n.d.) The McClellan sisters are known as the developers of McClellan Park, located on 56 acres at the southern end of Orange Avenue. Katherine E. and Daisietta G. McClellan came to Sarasota around 1910, and having fallen in love with the weather and the people, the sisters wanted to do good for the […]

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November 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Floridaland

This week’s Vintage Sarasota photo: Floridaland, which opened in Osprey in 1964.

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Then and Now City Hall
October 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Aerial View of Sarasota Bay, 1948

This week’s Vintage Sarasota photograph: An aerial view of Sarasota Bay circa 1948.

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Then and Now Liggetts
October 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Liggetts at Five Points

This week’s Vintage Sarasota photograph: Liggetts at Five Points.

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Then and Now addition
October 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Pineapple and Main

This week: The corner of Pineapple Avenue and Main Street, 1927.

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October 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Trevor Bale and the Tigers

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Early Sarasota Yacht Club
October 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Sarasota Yacht Club

This week: The Sarasota Yacht Club, circa 1915.

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September 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Downtown and the Bay

This week: An aerial view of downtown Sarasota and Sarasota Bay.

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Sarasota High School
September 2013

Vintage Sarasota: Sarasota High School

This week’s Vintage Sarasota photograph: Sarasota High School, circa 1940.

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