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Anna Maria Island

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  1. sometimes called Anna Maria Key, is a barrier island on the coast of Manatee County, Florida in the United States

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  2. bounded on the west by the Gulf of Mexico, on the south by Longboat Pass (which separates it from Longboat Key), on the east by Sarasota Bay and Sarasota Pass, and on the north by Tampa Bay

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  3. The Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto and his crew entered the mouth of Tampa Bay north of Anna Maria in May, 1539, but passed it by to make their landfall on the mainland

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  4. In 1892 George Emerson Bean homesteaded the northern 160 acres of the island and became its first permanent resident

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  5. today is divided into the three cities of Anna Maria in the north, Holmes Beach in the middle, and Bradenton Beach in the south

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