Photos: Sarasota History
First Methodist Episcopal Church - Panoramic View
A panoramic view of South Pineapple Avenue looking North.
First Sarasota DeSoto Pageant
The first King and Queen of the annual Sara DeSoto Pageant in 1916.
Five Points 1930s
A view of Five Points looking East in the 1930s. Note the World War I Memorial in the center of the intersection; our first round-about.
Flag Pole at Five Points
This photo was taken ca. 1924, and shows a Northerly view the flag is being raised on the flagpole that once was centered in the middle of Five Points.
Florida Power and Light
The Florida Power and Light electric plant used to be located in what is now Centennial Park.
My how Fruitville Road has changed over the years!
This was the second home of Col. John Hamilton Gillespie and his wife, Blanche on Morrill Street.
Gulf View Inn Exterior
The formidable Gulf View Inn was constructed in just 16 days in 1925!