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So far Mimi Cirbusova has created 28 blog entries.

An Open Letter to Sarasota’s First Female Postmaster, Carrie Abbe

By |2020-08-28T14:02:02+00:00August 28th, 2020|Blog|

Dear, Carrie - Sarasota sure is a different place than it was when you were Postmistress. Today I was dropping off postcards to my local USPS branch, and I was reminded how much we owe to people like you. The USPS is at risk right now, and I am scared we will lose this essential service you worked for 31 years to uphold - never taking a [...]

Jack Installs a Telephone

By |2020-05-10T15:18:40+00:00May 10th, 2020|Blog|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oet0aBxoTPo In today's era of social media, video conference calls, and texting, it's hard to imagine a time when your only means of communication was in-person or through the mail. Thankfully, Dr. Leffingwell and his son Jack brought the technology of telephones to Manatee County.

How Sarasota Become A Town

By |2020-04-01T00:30:16+00:00April 1st, 2020|Blog|

https://www.facebook.com/CompassRoseHistory/videos/554936161841839/ We're sharing some great moments in Sarasota history! Discover how this sleepy little fishing village became incorporated into a town, and the most folksy little town seal you've ever seen. Check out the 1902 shirt HERE. Thanks for supporting Compass Rose History Experiences!

Lovably Local Podcast (Bonus Episode!)

By |2019-09-20T11:53:43+00:00October 10th, 2019|Podcast|

Lovably Local Podcast Episode 11 Bonus Episode: Mimi and Andrea Interview Each Other The Lovably Local Podcast is produced by Compass Rose History Experiences. Hosts Mimi Cirbusova and Andrea Knies have conversations about the importance of local history in a way that is relevant to the listener -  wherever they may be. Music: Oh! By Jingo! by All -Star Trio

Lovably Local Podcast (Episode 10): Save History, Make History

By |2019-09-20T11:53:00+00:00October 10th, 2019|Podcast|

Lovably Local Podcast Episode 10 Save History, Make History: Why Old Buildings Matter with historic preservationist Lorrie Muldowney The Lovably Local Podcast is produced by Compass Rose History Experiences. Hosts Mimi Cirbusova and Andrea Knies have conversations about the importance of local history in a way that is relevant to the listener -  wherever they may be. BOTA Center  Music: Oh! By Jingo! by All -Star Trio  

Lovably Local Podcast (Episode 9): Scary History

By |2019-09-20T11:52:13+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Podcast|

Lovably Local Podcast Episode 9  Scary History: The Value of Ghost Stories and Legends with Liz Reed  The Lovably Local Podcast is produced by Compass Rose History Experiences. Hosts Mimi Cirbusova and Andrea Knies have conversations about the importance of local history in a way that is relevant to the listener -  wherever they may be. Paranormal Society of Bradenton, Florida Haunted Manatee County Music: Oh! By Jingo! by [...]