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Flashback: Warm Mineral Springs, North Port

Taking the waters at warm Mineral Springs.

01/09/2019 By Pam Daniel

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Flashback: Venice Avenue, 1955

A walk down memory lane.

11/06/2018

Flashback

Early Southwest Florida Settlers Feasted on Sea Turtles

The now-endangered sea turtles once were a plentiful source of food.

05/22/2018 By Pam Daniel

Close Call

A Venice Retiree Played a Key Role in the Cuban Missile Crisis

In 1962, Brigadier General (retired) Jerry McIlmoyle, 33 years old and a Captain in the Air Force, was a member of an elite team of pilots who flew the ultra-secret U-2 spy plane over Cuba.

03/20/2018 By Michael Tougias

Flashback

Flashback: Venice-Nokomis High Students, 1946

At the beach in 1946.

01/01/2018

Webb Site

The Webb Family Helped Put Venice on the Map

The pioneering Webb family welcomed Northern guests at their 19th-century winter resort.

10/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

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Flashback: Venice Fishing Pier, 1945

The pier has always been a popular local gathering spot.

10/24/2017

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Flashback: 1927 Airport

Venice's first airport was humble.

03/01/2017

Profiles From Our Past

Looking Back at Venice's Famous Faces

5 people that helped define Venice.

01/06/2017 By Staff

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Flashback: Elephant on the Beach

What do elephants think about?

01/04/2017

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Flashback: Venice Chef Drive-In, 1950s

This popular eatery stood at the corner of U.S. 41 and Tampa Avenue.

04/04/2016 By Venice Magazine

Talks

Prof. R. Bruce Stephenson Wraps Up Lecture Series Celebrating John Nolen

Rollins professor R. Bruce Stephenson will wrap up a series celebrating landscape architect John Nolen.

02/23/2016 By Kim Hackett

Architecture & Design

A Tour of Venice Architecture

Bob Plunket leads us on a tour of significant Venice architecture.

02/08/2016 By Robert Plunket

Article

Vintage Photography on Venice Beach

Bea Brown, wearing the day’s fashionable bathing attire, poses atop a manta ray on Venice Beach in 1927.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

Article

Venice Rethinks John Nolen's Historic City Plan

As Venice celebrates the urban plan John Nolen designed 90 years ago, a different vision is shaping future growth.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh

Article

FLASHBACK

VENICE AVENUE, CIRCA 1926

02/11/2015 By bobbilynnh

Article

When the Circus Was in Town

These photos from the Venice Museum and Archives capture some of the circus' history.

02/09/2015 By bobbilynnh

Article

1896 Lord Higel House Receives Funding

Generous donations provide needed funding to complete exterior restoration of 1896 Lord Higel house.

08/28/2014 By jeantrammell