Bus Tours Celebrate 100 Years of Ringling

Yes, they built fabulous mansions on Sarasota Bay, and yes, one of them built a fabulous art museum. But when the Ringling brothers, John and Charles, came to Sarasota as visitors 100 years ago, what they really were about to do was profoundly influence the region’s real estate development. … Tour stops include the Charles and Hester Ringling mansions, now College and Cook halls, respectively, on the New College of Florida’s Bayfront Campus.

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