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Friends of Sarasota County History Center

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A Hidden Gem!

We visited the Art Center Sarasota for some new exhibits and walking back to our car, we noticed... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Lomaha
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Sarasota, Florida
Historical Bldg--Chidsey Library

This unique building was the first Library in Sarasota and is historically significant all on its... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Cindy E
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701 N Tamiami Trl, next door to the Art Center, Sarasota, FL 34236-4050
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We visited the Art Center Sarasota for some new exhibits and walking back to our car, we noticed this old library building which was open. Upon peeking in, we were greeted by the current president (volunteer) of this association. The place is a converted to...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This unique building was the first Library in Sarasota and is historically significant all on its own. Additionally you will find interesting displays, rotating exhibits and speakers. The History Center is free and open to the public Tue-Sat 1130-4. Great little gift shop with local...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Tucked away in the old Sarasota library is a museum that tells you all about the History of Sarasota together with a special exhibit on citrus label art and paintings and memorabilia of the citrus industry.No where else will you find more information on how...More

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