Boyce Blackmon


Boyce Blackmon has lived in Florida his entire life and often visited Sarasota in his childhood. He permanently moved to Sarasota in the mid-1960s. He is a successful contractor, starting with Gulf Contracting in 1965, and is currently semiretired, living in Myakka in the Hidden River Aviation Community. He is well acquainted with Sarasota history, community, and wildlife, having owned and operated a cattle ranch for 28 years.

Student Interviewer: Kana Hummel

Kana Hummel is a third-year student studying History at the New College of Florida. Her interest in oral history and its approaches drew her to participate in this project. Through this project, she has gained valuable insight into the importance of spoken words and community involvement.

Interview Transcripts

Posted in: 2014

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