Location: West side of US 41 at 12th Street
area, so named for its outcroppings of yellow limestone, was
the home of Sarasota's first inhabitants the pre-historic
and Calusa Indians. Yellow Bluffs later became the homesite
of William H. Whitaker, Sarasota's first known white settler.
IT was also the embarkation point of Judah P. Benjamin, member
of the Confederate Cabinet, who fled America at the end of the
War between the States in 1865.