On Gulf of Mexico Drive (Road 789) 0.2 miles south of Sutton Place, on the left when traveling south.
During the war years of the 1940s, the Army Air Corps had bombing targets set up near here and pilots in training from many bases in Florida took turns shooting at targets set up near the beach. Later on, they tried skip bombing techniques and . . . — — Map (db m79431) HM
On Gulf of Mexico Drive (State Road 789) 0.5 miles north of Harbourside Drive, on the right when traveling north.
Byron Corey was one of the first homesteaders to be awarded land by the U.S. Government on Longboat Key. He was given 154 acres of land on Sarasota Bay in 1895. Until 1921, he had some of the finest tomatoes, guavas, limes and other produce for . . . — — Map (db m79430) HM