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Panama City, FL, United States
DoneSat, Oct 3, 2015 1:00 PM GMT

Bennett Estate Live & Internet Auction

Hundreds of antique and collectible items gathered over the course of decades by the late Julian and Agatha Bennett, plus wonderful furniture pieces (many of them in the French style). Both Mr. and Mrs. Bennett were prominent members of the community. Julian Bennett was an attorney for more than 60 years, served two terms in the Florida House of Representatives from 1961-1967, opened The Reef Hotel with his brother Don in the 1950s, and was instrumental in developing Panama City's beachfront area with projects like the Miracle Strip Amusement Park. Agatha Bennett taught in the Bay County school system and served as president of the Bay County Democratic Women's Club. She also helped host visiting state Chambers of Commerce groups during the 1960s. She took an active role in the family's many business enterprises (to include the hotel and amusement park. She passed away in 2012, her husband passed in 2013.