SIGHTS & SOUNDS
Welcome to our Media Page! Here we will be posting Centennial videos, podcasts, radio interviews and links to special newspaper editions.
Check back often as we will be updating and adding more media as the Celebration continues.
The Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources system has announced its choice for its annual One Book, One Community program. And the winner is authored by our Committee Chair and local writer-historian Frank A. Cassell: Suncoast Empire: Bertha Honore Palmer, Her Family, and the Rise of Sarasota. READ MORE...
Dr. Frank Cassell
Cathy Antunes, WSLR Radio, Interviews Centennial Committee Chair, Frank Cassell about Bertha Palmer and the Centennial. LISTEN:
The Sarasota Centennial 2021 Committee sincerely thanks all of the sponsors who are supporting our 100th year celebration!
The once-in-a-lifetime Centennial Celebration would not be possible without them.
Interviews hosted by the Centennial Committee's Tom Bowers
Tom Bowers speaks with Dan Bailey about the history of Williams Parker.
Marilyn Gerkin Audio:
In 1976, the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners authorized the Historical Commission to establish a program to identify by placement of a marker historically significant events, people, or places. Throughout the County, markers commemorate archaeological sites, architectural structures, events, historic sites, natural resources, and persons that form the basis of Sarasota's history. CLICK HERE to view our ever-expanding Historical Marker page.
CENTENNIAL SIGHTS & SOUNDS FROM ALL AROUND:
OUR CITIES, COMMUNITIES & TOWNS
Fine art photographer Elizabeth Siegfried details the backstory of finding a box of lost 16mm films of Circus performers
Jim (Diego) Middleton shares the history and personalities behind the development and evolution of "Eagle Point."