Category Archives: Happening Now

Doings around the Historical Society

The 2014 Giving Challenge this month was such a thrill and raised much needed funds. Our portion of the over $3 million raised was

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What makes a community, a community? Lessons from 100+ years

Ever since 1882 (the year Alfred Bidwell built his home in Sarasota, now known as the Bidwell-Wood House, the oldest remaining residence in Sarasota County) and 1901, when Peter Crocker built the Crocker Church for his Bee Ridge community, our … Continue reading

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