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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Ahh…the first ‘Drive-Up’ windows in Sarasota debuted at Palmer Bank with 1st Street separating them from the bank. The man in the convertible actually worked in the Palmer Bank building.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The last quiz was too easy, so now for something more difficult. I’m thinking only the folks who live in Venice will get this one. I was a trusty vehicle and could hold a bevy of men on my back. I was called upon many a time, and everyone loved me. In fact they gave me a fitting nickname. Your task is to guess my name, “Who am I?”  

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

With the strange weather we have been having the last few months, I am curious if we will have a busy hurricane season in 2016.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who Was I?

Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016

I know it is depressing to see me being torn down, but I was a very popular spot in my day. I think I have been replaced with a condo now; isn’t everything? Anyhow, your task today is to name me – in other words, “Who was I?”

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who and Where Was I?

Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

This 1926 image of a beach casino in Sarasota looks like a sturdy and inviting structure. They weren’t just used for bathers in the daytime.

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