Historical figures in the banner are (L-R):  Rev. Jesse Knight, Frank Higel, Bertha Honoré Palmer, Dr. Fred Albee, John Nolen

Online-Only Video Presentation--"Rose Phillips Wilson" by Kathryn Chesley, Re-Enactor

  • April 20, 2021

Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Sarasota County by Bringing Local History to You!

Online-Only Video Presentation--"Rose Phillips Wilson" by Kathryn Chesley, Re-Enactor

Ms. Chesley re-enacts the woman who ran the only newspaper in Sarasota in 1900.  Her editorials spearheaded many changes in the area, including the period when Sarasota became a county and women were encouraged to vote.

NOTE:  Members will be notified by email when this presentation is available for viewing.

The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.

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