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--"Bertha Palmer" by Kate Holmes, Re-Enactor

  • May 18, 2021

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

Online-Only Video Presentation--"Bertha Palmer" by Kate Holmes, Re-Enactor

Ms. Holmes portrays Bertha Palmer who, until her death in 1918, actively fought for the creation of Sarasota County.

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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