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Postcards: Sarasota History

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Cherokee Lodge

A view of J.C. Brown's home, Cherokee Lodge, located in his dream development Cherokee Park.

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Cherokee Lodge Eastern View

A front view of the Cherokee Lodge, located in the Cherokee Part development which was the dream of J.C. Brown. It was demolished in 1962.

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Chidsey Library

John and Ida Chidsey responded to the need for additional funding, and laid the cornerstone for the Chidsey Library on May 12, 1941.

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Church of The Redeemer

The beginnings of Sarasota's Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in 1887 are closely woven with founder Col. John Hamilton Gillespie.

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City Dock

The orginal City Dock at the foot of Main Street in Sarasota, Florida as it looked in the late 1800s.

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City Dock Viewed from Belle Haven Inn

The City Dock as it was viewed from the Belle Haven Inn in the late 1800s.

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Cocanut Palms and Sea Oats

The lure of cocoanut palms and sea oats are a mainstay in Florida.

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Commercial Court

The Mediterrean Revival Commercial Court building was located just to the North of today's Selby Public Library.

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