Boca Grande: Once A Railroad and Industial Town Exhibit
Monday, February 4, 2019 - Tuesday, February 5, 2019Time 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Boca Grande: Once A Railroad and Industrial Town tells the story of Gasparilla Island in the early and mid-twentieth century when there was a major port at the south end of the island, a commercial fishing village at the north end and the development of the town of Boca Grande by the Railroad Company. Learn the importance of each area, the stories of the people who built and operated the railroad, the development of tourism and the Gasparilla Inn, the names and stories of the early families who populated the island and ran its businesses, the early winter colony of prominent people, the operations of the port, the commercial and sport fishing operations and much more.
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