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Sarasota History Alive! Blog: History Quiz

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where was I?

Posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

After I was constructed as a hotel, my name changed a few times over the course of many years. In this shot, I am known as the Mayfair Hotel. Your challenge today is to name the street my grand entrance faces. Its name changed, too, but either of its names will suffice.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where was I?

Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Larry thought about blurring my sign (The Granada) to make my location difficult for you, but kind soul that he is, he was determined to help you in this week’s quiz.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

I hope you don’t think I’m asking you to name the prominent hotel and real estate business next door; that is way too easy. However, your task is to name the street in front of us. Now don’t say U.S. 41, or even Broadway, because that is not what I’m looking for. Instead, what was the street’s original name? Who am I?

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

I was well-known guy in Sarasota, though there was a few of us that shared the same last name. If I give you too many more hints, you might feel faint and need some smelling salts – hmmm… let’s see if there are any on the shelf.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Now, I know you have seen me many times in Larry’s newsletter, but maybe not my backside as pictured here. I had two popular names and either one will be acceptable for the answer to “Who am I?” 

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HISTORY QUIZ

Who am I?

Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

I was established to help folks who were in need of long term care and could not afford it without my help. Several community leaders came together with a mission to have me built.

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HISTORY QUIZ

Where am I?

Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2016

These kids are just adorable. The caps and capes make the day! Graduation Day is a special time, even for little tykes. Now it is up to you to pass your exams and answer, “Where am I?” Submit your answer, here.

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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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