Otis Futch, Ranger at the El Jobean Fire Tower

Otis Futch, Ranger at the El Jobean Fire Tower

When granddaughter, Cortney, asked if I would interview her grandfather who lived here for his 90 years, I knew he had history, but I didn’t know how deep this history would take me.  Join me as Otis shares his life here in SWFL. for the past 90 years. Hear Otis’s story of how he met his wife who was working at the Hotel Charlotte Harbor. Thank you Cortney  Otis is a piece of the areas history.

SE Peace River Ghost Trackers

SE Peace River Ghost Trackers

Scott & Sprout from the Peace River Ghost Trackers share some of their paranormal tracking experience.  Station Manager RJ Malloy joins the trio and shares his recent research and experience at his own home, the historical Winchester home in El Jobean.  Listen, if you dare.  One of my most fascinating shows to date.

Sleuthing-Eye Opening Tales of the Past Historic Spanish Point with John McCarthy

Sleuthing-Eye Opening Tales of the Past Historic Spanish Point with John McCarthy

John McCarthy, from the Historic Spanish Point, is well versed in the History of this area from the archaic to today. John’s undeniable expertise draws us into the past reminding us why it is so important to preserve the middens, Historical sites, protecting the history, so we never forget who these people were and why our area is so important to the history of our country and the world.

SE Virginia B. Andes

SE Virginia B. Andes

Virginia’s story isn’t typical of a woman who was born in 1919.  Virginia B. Andes  graduated from Kent University,  joined IBM Corporation in 1944, initially working inside a “Tent City” in  Endicott, NY on punch card equipment during WWII.  In an era where few women broke into professional positions, Virginia broke through that glass ceiling working her way up to senior systems engineer.  Virginia was a  visionary philanthropist.  Listen to her story told through people who knew her well, Laura Amendola, financial planner and friend,  and Suzanne Roberts, Exec. Director of Virginia B Andes Volunteer Community Clinic.  Because of Virginia’s vision her legacy impacts people daily.