October 24 - 30, 2011

October 24 - 30, 2011
John Hamilton Gillespie Celebration Week

The week-long party
celebrating the Father of Sarasota…and golf was a big success! From O'Leary's Kick-off Party, Jeff LaHurd's New Book, Jacobites Bagpipers, Trolley Tours, Kiwanis Golf Tournament, and Hartman Gallery Photography Exhibition, to the Palm Avenue Street Party, The Macallan VIP Scotch Tasting, Lunch in Rosemary Cemetery, and Walking Tour of the Gillespie Park Neighborhood - every special event was a wonderful way to honor Sarasota's history.

Monday, June 27, 2011

10 People and Events That Shaped Sarasota

Don't miss this great exhibit at Historic Spanish Point's Guptill Gallery featuring John Hamilton Gillespie!

Learn more about the fascinating people and historical events from Sarasota's colorful past. Written by historian and author Jeff LaHurd and produced by Historic Spanish Point and Gulf Coast Heritage Association, Inc. in cooperation with Sarasota History Center. Photos by Sarasota County History Center and Gulf Coast Heritage Association, Inc. Design and Graphics by Laura Dean. Funded in part by a grant from Sun Trust Banks of Florida Foundation.

And while you're there be sure to enjoy the 30 acres of gardens and nature trails with stunning views and the area's largest butterfly garden.

Historic Spanish Point, 337 North Tamiami Trail (US 41), Osprey, FL 3422

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