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By Chris Wadsworth,Anne Cull

Many are shocked to find that Cape Coral's background dates again extra than the growth of the Nineteen Sixties. certainly, homesteader households have been dwelling a rough-and-tumble lifestyles within the Cape's barren region for far of the 20 th century. nonetheless, there is not any denying that town took a flip with the coming of Jack and Leonard Rosen in 1957. those visionaries introduced their Gulf American Land company to Southwest Florida and outfitted a latest urban from scratch. version houses, roads galore, an airport, a police strength, the Cape Coral nation membership, the Nautilus lodge, and the well-known Rose Gardens-all emerging out of the woods at the north shore of the Caloosahatchee River. thousands of miles of canals have been dug in order that approximately each domestic was once on or close to the water. Hollywood celebrities became out to advertise homes to Northerners trying to find the nice lifestyles in sunny Florida. It was once one of many biggest deliberate advancements ever within the United States-and it was once a rousing success.

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