Historic Spanish Point is a popular local attraction located in Osprey, Florida, just 15 minutes from the Comfort Suites Sarasota.
On Thursday, October 15, Comfort Suites Sarasota Sales & Marketing Director Laurie Pike had the pleasure of attending the ribbon cutting and opening of the Bertha Palmer Exhibit at White Cottage located at Historic Spanish Point.
In fact, Laurie could have doubled as the actor portraying Bertha Palmer!
Historic Spanish Point
Explore 30 historical, environmental, and archaeological acres at this irreplaceable outdoor museum on Little Sarasota Bay in Osprey, Florida.
Learn about the region’s prehistory in “A Window to the Past,” the only Historic Spanish Point archaeological exhibition in the nation built inside of a shell mound.
Connect with Florida’s intrepid pioneer homesteaders at Sarasota’s first produce packing house, a charming chapel and pioneer cemetery, and the beautifully preserved Guptill House, built in 1901. nativeplants1Experience Mrs. Potter Palmer’s Jungle Walk, lush Sunken Garden, and the Butterfly Garden, one of the largest on the Gulf Coast. At Guptill Boat Yard, enjoy maritime tales.
This “Old Florida” oasis is a special place worth preserving for our community and future generations.
To learn more about upcoming events and exhibits at Historic Spanish Point, call 941-966-5214 or visit
(This beautiful, bayfront venue is also a gorgeous location for destination wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions!)