Historic Fishing Shacks of Bygone Days-Fort Myers News Press Article

Historic Fishing Shacks of Bygone Days-Fort Myers News Press Article Written by: Drew Sterwald “We better move the boats,” Manny Norton told his grandson. “We’re gonna have quite a storm.” Norton didn’t need The Weather Channel to tell him. He didn’t catch a forecast on the radio. He didn’t have to — he just knew. […]

Cayo Costa (La Costa Island)

Cayo Costa

Cayo Costa (La Costa Island) In the 1800s, Cayo Costa was reputed to the stronghold of various pirates, including Gasparilla, and later as a hiding place for Union sympathizers during the Civil War.  In the early 1900′s, this unspoiled barrier island was used as a quarantine station for tall ships. In the 1870’s, Tervio Padilla, […]