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Who and Where Was I?

Cateogry: History Quiz
Posted by: Editor on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Submit Answers in Comments (below). Answers will not be revealed until a winner is selected.

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. At night, there was entertainment and more than likely some libations to enjoy (though prohibition was in effect). However, I stray…your challenge is Who and Where Was I?

(photo credit: Sarasota County Historical Resources)


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Winner: No One,   Answer: Mira Mar Casino on Siesta Key

Comments & Quiz Answers

7 comments on "Who and Where Was I?"

Private comment posted on February 24, 2016
Chris Houtchens on February 10, 2016 said:
The Landmark Hotel
Jeffrey Walker on January 27, 2016 said:
Roberts' casino on siesta key
Cindy Schneider on January 27, 2016 said:
Lido Beach Casino, Lido Key
Ron Norman on January 27, 2016 said:
Roberts Casino, Siesta key,
Pamela Hartnagle on January 27, 2016 said:
Roberts Casino Siiesta Key, Sarasota Fl
Lynda Stromberg on January 27, 2016 said:
If this is the Lido Casino and well before my time it is a lovely old photo. I would swim at the Lido Pool years later Asa
I think this is the Liso Casino on Lido Beach. Could that be? Whatever it is lovely.

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