Al Capone, seen here fishing off Palm Island in Miami, wanted to build a home on Deerfield Island but met stiff resistance from local residents, who call it Capone Island to this day.
Posted by Bob Rountree
Author: Bob Rountree Bob Rountree is an outdoors travel writer, exploring back roads of the authentic Florida. Co-founder of FloridaRambler.com, Bob contributes to the monthly Florida Rambler column in the South Florida SunSentinel and Orlando Sentinel. His work has also appeared in the Miami Herald, Guardian UK and other publications.
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