Clarissa Thomasson Event

Surviving Sarasota is one of several historical novels set in Southwest Florida written by Clarissa Thomasson. The story is based on the lives of William and Mary Jane Whitaker who established their homestead at the high Yellow Bluffs on Sarasota Bay in 1851. The couple braved the rugged Florida frontier and survived frightening raids during the Seminole and Civil Wars.

Admission is free; seating is on a first come, first-served basis. 


April 09, 2016 at 1pm – 2pm


Manatee Village Historical Park
1404 Manatee Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208
United States
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