This is from the November 27th, 1961 issue of the Sarasota Journal for the Palmer First National Bank. The Palmer Bank was started by Bertha Palmer who did much to build up Sarasota by starting this bank and many activities. Today the Palmer Bank building is gone from Main Street in Downtown Sarasota. A place you can visit of Palmer’s was her Winter residence and a place she established gardens: Spanish Point in Osprey.Click here to plan a trip to visit Historic Spanish Point.