The History of Sarasota

A Brief History of Sarasota

A Brief History of Sarasota

Prehistoric Sarasota Long before Sarasota grew into the small urban metropolis it is today, it was home to some of the earliest humans to inhabit Florida’s Gulf Coast. Prior to the arrival of European explorers, Native tribes including the ...

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Sarasota’s first (almost) Ritz-Carlton

Sarasota’s first (almost) Ritz-Carlton

Real History with Jeff LaHurd: Sarasota’s first (almost) Ritz-Carlton Jeff LaHurd | Special to the Herald-Tribune At the beginning of December 1963, the Big Chief Salvage Company arrived at a forlorn reminder of John Ringling’s Roaring ...

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