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Ca’D’Zan: House of John

 
 
Ca’D’Zan: House of John Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 26, 2020
1. Ca’D’Zan: House of John Marker
Inscription.  
This Venetian Gothic palace on Sarasota Bay, palatial home of John and Mable Ringling was completed in the mid-20s.

The mansion and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, surrounded by lovely gardens and embellished with Italian statuary were bequeathed to the State of Florida by the circus magnate in 1936.
 
Erected by Florida State Society, Daughters of the American Colonists, Mrs. Thomas S. Booth, State Historian, Sarasota County Historical Commission – Sarasota County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 27° 22.981′ N, 82° 33.549′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is on Bay Shore Road, 0.1 miles south of 58th Street, on the right when traveling south. Located in front of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota FL 34243, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beverly Pepper American, 1922-2020 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Sarasota Bradenton International Airport/Sarasota Army Air Field (approx. half a mile away); Indian Beach (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bay Haven School (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Booker Schools (approx. 1.8 miles away); Newtown/Helen R. Payne Day Nursery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Whitfield Estates on Sarasota Bay (approx. 1.9 miles away); Newtown Community Center/Robert L. Taylor Community Complex (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
Ca’D’Zan: House of John Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 26, 2020
2. Ca’D’Zan: House of John Marker
John and Mable Ringling image. Click for full size.
February 26, 2020
3. John and Mable Ringling
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 26, 2024