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Hotel Desoto

Hotel Desoto

Early Hotel...The Herald-Advocate, July 1, 1976. "Pictured above is one of Wauchula's first hotels, the Hotel DeSoto. It was located about where Slaughter Moter Sales now has its building. (1976) The hotel 
was one of Wauchula's first hotels, built in the early 1900's by T.B. Cason for his father, Dennis Cason 
and was operated a Pa and Ma Vestal.Standing on the porch of the hotel are Miss Selma Stenstrom, Mr. and Mrs. Vestal, Mrs. Dennis Cason, an unidentified girl, Dennis Cason, Mrs. S.W. Conroy, and Sadie Conroy.  In front of the porch are  Miss Vera Cason and S.W. Conroy, former clerk of court. The picture belongs to Mrs. Marjorie Cason Durrance."


Hotel Desoto

This photo taken date unknown... written on the back is the name Mrs. Bert Norris

Contributed by Jo Carlson

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Updated May 23,2010
Peggy McSwain