Local History from Calusa Indians to Causeway and City.
Sanibel Island on the Florida Gulf Coast is famous for its shelling and its dedication to environmental conservation. This book covers the history from early times, the pioneers, "Ding" Darling and the refuge, the controversial building of the causeway, and city incorporation which stopped massive development. The book also deals with the cattle industry at Punta Rassa. There are numerous old photos and references.