Find out more about the first businesses that started out in Cape Coral and made the community what it is today!
Cape Coral, the city that resides on Florida’s breath-taking Gulf Coast. Did you know that there are more than 400 miles of canals in Cape Coral – making it the city with the most miles of navigable waterways in the world?
Pre-Cape Coral history is more colorful than you think! First, Elmer Tabor from West Virginia opened a grocery store for the 13 residents of Cape Coral, then, R. G. (Dick) Crawford started a newspaper and in 1964, Andy Anderson and Lowell Mills established the first bank, the Bank of Cape Coral!
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