Category Archives: History

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Lemon Bay Fest

Download 2021 Lemon Bay Fest Brochure Lemon Bay Fest Information A special website has been developed to follow all the happenings for this year’s Lemon Bay Fest – Englewood History with Zest. Upcoming programs and activities can be found HERE. As we approach Lemon Bay Fest please check the website for updates and exciting new […]

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Buchan’s Landing

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What is a Cracker?

For the past seventeen years Englewood has been celebrating Old Florida with a “Cracker” Fair. This year the tradition continues. It is said the term “Cracker” comes from the cracking of the whip Florida cow hunters used to herd cattle. Florida was the first cattle producing state in America — not Texas, not Missouri – […]

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