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Updated: 09/28/2013 08:00:04AM

Looking back at Stump Pass history

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PROVIDED BY DIANA HARRIS

These outline maps, from William ReynoldÂ’s report, show some of the drastic changes of Stump Pass from 1895 to 1975.

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No place in Englewood can be described as more historical than Stump Pass.

It is through this opening that the town’s first known permanent settlers, the Goffs, came. Before roads were cut out of the dense vegetation, small sailing ships came through the pass with supplies, mail and word from the outside world. For commercial fishermen, the pass was the link between the bay and the Gulf.

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