Englewood also sits on the northern border of the “Cape Haze Peninsular”, which is about 30 miles long and surrounded by the Myakka River to the east, Charlotte Harbor to the south, and the Intracoastal Waterway/Lemon Bay to the west.
Although surrounded by all that water, only the barrier islands are providing the sand beaches everybody loves so much.
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It was a principal location of the Seminole Wars against the Native Americans, and racial segregation after the American Civil War.
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