Featuring narration by John McCarthy, history buff and director of Sarasota County Parks and Recreation, the Historical Society of Sarasota cruised Sarasota Bay Sunday aboard the Le Barge. The cruise, now in its 18th year, was dedicated to Bertha Palmer and Owen Burns, who arrived to Sarasota 100 years ago, in 1910. In the following video, John McCarthy gives the scoop on the history of Sarasota in just two minutes. Look for the story in this week's edition of the Sarasota Observer.
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John McCarthy gives the history of Sarasota in two minutes.
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25 Fourth Friday at the Historic Downtown Village
25 Sarasota Singles Society Presents "Bastille Day Celebration"
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 NRA Pistol Safety
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
26 4th Annual Sarasota Mystic Faire
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vive La France
The Alliance Francaise held a fundraiser in honor of Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale, Monday, July 14, at Marina Jack.
Going for Gold
Custodians of Sarasota County Schools enjoyed a day of fun and learning at the annual custodians professional development day July 3, at Riverview High School.
Show of support
Siesta Key Hardware owners Patricia and James Hillier are bringing the island community closer together.