Remembering Lee County: Where Winter Spends the Summer

Remembering Lee County: Where Winter Spends the Summer

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ISBN-13: 9781596291027
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     7
Acknowledgements     9
Plucky Pioneers: Newspapers Take Root in Southwest Florida 1884-1916     11
Southwest Florida Marched Forward in War and Peace 1917-1949     18
The Boom That Didn't Go Bust 1950-1984     25
How Summerlin Road Got Its Name 1821     31
Punta Rassa: Once Capital of Cow Country, Now of Condos 1838     35
Fort Myers: Lee County's Historic County Seat 1841     40
The Sanibel Light: A Beacon for Mariners 1884     49
St. James City and a Once Grand Hotel 1885     55
The Devastating Fire that Formed Lee County 1886     59
And There Was Light in Lee County 1887     63
Useppa: Home to Pirates and the Privileged 1895     67
The Boulevard Paved with Bones 1913     78
The Night They Tore the Courthouse Down 1914     82
Children of A Cult 1920     88
A Haven for History 1924     93
Iona Schoolhouse: Once the Heart of Its Community 1924     96
Tice Elementary: Second to None in the State 1927     100
Tamiami Trailblazing 1928     104
Cape Coral: Water Wonderland 1957     111
Sanibel: "We Call It Paradise" 1974     118
Bibliography     123
About the Author     125

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