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Updated: 10/05/2013 08:00:03AM

El Jobean would have been a showplace

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PHOTO PROVIDED BY DIANA HARRIS

One of the Spanish architecturally styled homes built in the 1920s in El Jobean. Photo courtesy of El Jobean Historical Properties Inc.

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Would it surprise you to learn that the area we now know as El Jobean was platted in 1885, 11years before Englewood?

At that time Mr. and Mrs. Daniel MacPherson of Scotland had purchased 1,000 acres on the Myakka River and named the property Southland.

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