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Sarasota History Alive! Blog: History Quiz

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

This is an image of Worth’s Grocery store ca. 1915 in downtown Sarasota. Today, I am a popular place and I know you see me most every time you are in the neighborhood. You might want to grab yourself a craft beer and ponder the question, Who am I?

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Dave Castleman (Left) at his dealership presents the keys to the first Edsel (Ford) in Sarasota. A new car is a necessity to a Realtor. Yep, the man on the right is a Realtor and was very successful during his time. Your task is to name him. Who am I?

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

For some of you my location will easy-peezy. For others, it will be a struggle. However, try to absorb the details in this shot – Sarasota Bay, a brick road, and a gate; I was a popular tennis venue, too. Where am I?

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The steamer docked next to me is the City of Sarasota. She was a busy vessel and made many stops along the way on her route northward from Sarasota. Your task, dear passengers, is to say where people are disembarking onto land. Luckily, you ...

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2015

I intend to make it as easy as possible on you today. Note the Amoco gas station and the water tower, with a vacant lot in the foreground.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where Am I?

Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015

I started out as a sandy road and wasn’t used too much. Today however, I am quite a busy thoroughfare and am slammed with traffic during season. I realize I am not giving you much to go on, but if I give any more clues, it wouldn’t be ...

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

With all the talk about Sarasota possibly getting a water taxi to reduce the traffic burden, just think, this is not something new. In fact, I was a ferry that went all the way to St. Petersburg and back.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015

I was built in 1941 and have served many a useful purpose over the years; however, being in Florida, termites are a scourge that we have to deal with periodically. I am covered for the exterminator’s poisoning while a building is going up in the background.

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