historic vamo drive: Historic Homes On Vamo Drive, A Vintage Gem In South Sarasota, FL! - 12/14/12 06:33 AM

Historic Homes On Vamo Drive, A Vintage Gem In South Sarasota, FL!  Back in 1923 two families purchased property from the estate of the late Bertha Palmer (a wealthy socialite from Chicago) on Little Sarasota Bay.  The Gibsons and the Wrens named the area Vamo, a name derived from their home states, Virginia and Missouri.
While the area was renamed Vamo, one of the streets was named Mova Street, perhaps in a gesture of fairness for the two families and their respective home states.  About twenty families made the area their home.  Vamo was a commerical fishing community at the time … (2 comments)

 
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