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History Center receives gift of rare documents detailing commercial establishment of Boca Grande

October 2, 2020
By Marcy Shortuse
BY KAREN GRACE AND THE BOCA GRANDE HISTORY CENTER – A few weeks ago, a phone call was received at the History Center. The caller was not familiar with Gasparilla Island but had found the Historical Society’s website and was interested in information regarding the early phosphate industry especially the Bowker Chemical Company.  Jim Blaha, chairman […]

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