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The Sands of History

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A fun article from the Palm Beach Post:

“Six years ago, on my first visit to Sanibel and Captiva Islands on Florida’s Gulf Coast, I basked under the sun on its powdery white sand beaches.  I also catered to my cravings with locally caught grouper sandwiches and every permutation of the ubiquitous key lime imaginable — from pies to margaritas to pancakes.

“My recent return visit to Sanibel fueled my curiosity related to how historic figures such as Henry Ford and Thomas Edison found their way here, and why?  It turns out Ford and Edison were relative newcomers to a region with a history spanning nearly 6,000 years …”

To learn more about the fascinating history of Sanibel Island, read the rest of the article here!


One thought on “The Sands of History

  1. Now that brings back some memories. My mother and I used to ride that Ferry over to Sanibel back in the 50’s-60’s. She used to stay at “By the Sea” before it was rebuilt and Casa Ybel when the cottages were on stilts.

    Good ole days!!

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