Untold Stories

Punta Gorda: Into the 20th Century

Special | 26m 39s

In the early 1900s Punta Gorda evolved from a once rugged frontier town to the county seat of newly-formed Charlotte County. Throughout the years, the community weathered hurricanes, freezes, and the 1920s land boom crash - but nothing could hamper the town's continued growth. To this day, newcomers continue to flock to the popular destination near Charlotte Harbor.

Aired: 11/18/05

Rating: NR

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