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Cape Romano, Marco Island
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Cape Romano is a cape at the southern end of Caxambas Island, just south of Marco Island and northwest of the Ten Thousand Islands in Collier County, Florida.Calusa Indians founded the settlement and called it Manataca. Juan Ponce de León briefly stopped at Manataca on his first trip from Puerto Rico to Florida, but the Indians tried to fight him off.Cape Romano is where Hurricane Wilma made its first U.S. landfall in October 2005. In 2008, Tropical Storm Fay came ashore near the cape, as had the 1910 Cuba hurricane.
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  • What I can say about this is that the backstory of the structures is interesting, but the actual site is meh. There is no land left under the structures as it has been all washed away over time. The s...  more »
  • We rented a boat and drove down to Cape Romano. Be careful the water is not very deep in that area. The house are know surrounded by water. Very cool looking. 
  • Visible after only boat access, these vestiges of habitation avalee by water prefiguring what may become a sad reality for the future this parts. Apart from the tags, this Lake set seems to emerge of an unreal world and me has left a peculiar feeling.
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