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Historic Spanish Point - Osprey, Florida

HISTORIC SPANISH POINT is located 8 miles south of Sarasota. The 30-acre National Register site overlooking beautiful Little Sarasota Bay preserves and interprets 5,000 years of history. Visitors go inside a prehistoric shell mound to experience the one-of-a-kind archaeology through a homestead house, citrus packing house, chapel, and traditional boatbuilding exhibits. Historic Spanish Point also features formal gardens and lawns created in the early 1900s by Mrs. Potter Palmer as part of her winter estate. Nature trails allow visitors to explore Florida's native plant communities. The Visitors Center features exhibits, orientation video, and museum shop. Guided tours daily and picnicking is permitted. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum. Mon. - Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5; closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25.

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