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style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Before the Vanderbilts cemented their status as the “first family” of Fisher Island, it changed hands several times. Previously we discussed Dana Dorsey, and today we’re shedding some light on the entrepreneur, inventor, builder, and racer Garfield “Gar” Arthur Wood....Continued...

 


style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Way before Carl G. Fisher and the Vanderbilt family became associated with Fisher Island and its history, there was Dana Albert “D.A.” Dorsey, one of the first African-American millionaires not only in Florida but in all of the American South. During his life, Dorsey served as a businessman, philanthropist, and a banker, not necessarily in that order....Continued...

 


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