Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Amy Bennett Williams At Boca Grande

Local Author Gives Talk On Life Along The Caloosahatchee

BOCA GRANDE, FL. -- Author Amy Bennett Williams introduced to a Boca Grande audience her new book "Along The Caloosahatchee" at the Boca Grande Community Center on Gasparilla Island Monday morning.

Fort Myers journalist, author and editor of Tropicalia magazine tells tales about the ancient mastodons roaming the shores of Southwest Florida and 19th century entrepreneurs and celebrities who visited the Caloosahatchee river basin.

Williams, a resident of Alva discovered many until now unpublished photographs of the river and it's inhabitants including a rare photo of the "waterfalls" on the river east of LaBelle where Lake Flint once was.

(Video: Williams reads from "Along The Caloosahatchee")

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