John Hamilton Gillespie poses under a large palmetto - Sarasota, Florida

John Hamilton Gillespie poses under a large palmetto - Sarasota, Florida


Image Number

  • RC01851

Year

  • 1901

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Credited with building the first golf course in the U.S. In May 1886 he cleared a woods, on Main Street, and laid out a long fairway. By 1905 there was a complete 9 hole course, plus a clubhouse, on a 110 acre tract. Gillespie built and owned for ten years, Sarasota's DeSoto Hotel.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 15226.

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John Hamilton Gillespie poses under a large palmetto - Sarasota, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

Pinard, Felix. John Hamilton Gillespie poses under a large palmetto - Sarasota, Florida. 1901. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/25715>, accessed 3 May 2016.

MLA

Pinard, Felix. John Hamilton Gillespie poses under a large palmetto - Sarasota, Florida. 1901. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 3 May. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/25715>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Pinard)