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Historic Spanish Point, Osprey

#61 of 149 in Historic Sites in Florida
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  • This spans a wide range, from prehistoric Indians through early settlers up to Bertha Palmer. It is a pleasant place to walk and learn. Start out in the visitor center and watch the movie. It helps pr...  more »
  • This is a very pleasant historical site near Sarasota FL. It can be explored on foot with or without a guide as it is well marked/signed. There is a museum, an interesting audiovisual program in a bur...  more »
  • Bertha Matilde Honore Palmer, widow of Chicago magnate Potter Palmer, was a visionary who in 1910 recognized the subtropical paradise of Sarasota as one of the world's choices locations. Purchasing a ...  more »
  • One of the loveliest museums in all of South Florida. A must stop, especially during the holidays for their events. We particularly enjoy their lights festival during the winter, where they. Extend hours and light the mangroves with breathtaking lights. All around a fantastic place to explore Florida wildlife and nature.
  • I was surprised to learn it was $12 per adult but it was totally worth it! The whole place is gorgeous. It would've been even better had u known to bring lunch. It was a great experience and I would definitely go back.
  • Great historical place. Bertha Palmer was ahead of her time for a woman in the early 1900's.
  • There are beautiful views of the water. My dog & I appreciated the well-kept trails, and really enjoyed experiencing "old Florida" in a unique way. Kudos to the grounds crew! Every inch of the property was immaculate.
  • Absolutely beautiful! But bring the bug spray.

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