Sarasota History Alive 36th Edition

By | November 3, 2012

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Rosemary Cemetery is burial place for many early Sarasota citizens, civic leaders, and entrepreneurs including Scotsman John Hamilton Gillespie, first mayor and local manager for Florida Mortgage & Investment Co., British land developers of the municipality. The cemetery was set aside in plat “Town of Sarasota”, filed on July 27, 1886.

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