Florida Museum of Natural History
Home
About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Photo Gallery
News
Calusa Heritage Trail
Learn
Friends of the RRC
Online Resources
Book Store
Volunteers
Events
Links
Schedule - Calusa Heritage Day
3/9/2013
Location: Calusa Heritage Trail

On-going 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Shell tools, pottery sherd, zooarchaeology, and Contact-period bead exhibits from the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Exhibits from area conservation and history organizations including Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Friends of Cayo Costa State Park, Back 10 Feet, Cape Coral Historical Museum, Mound House, SW Florida Historical Museum, Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, and others

Ethnobotany Tent with hands-on events with Robin Brown and Dick Workman

Calusa-inspired crafts for children

Demonstrations of Remote Sensing and Ground Penetrating Radar with the Seminole Tribal Historic Preservation Office

Flintknapping Demonstrations

Postal Station - have your cards and letters posted with the 2013 Calusa Heritage Day postmark and posted to the mail

Artist's Exhibits including Felix Rodriguez, Olde Thyme Crafts, Werner Grabner, Ancient Hands, and Peter Sottong

Food by Mel Meo's Mullet Wagon and Little Lillie's Island Deli

Native Plant Sale with All Natives Nursery

Speaker's Tent Hourly: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

11 a.m. Dr. Jerald Milanich, Curator Emeritus at the Florida Museum of Natural History, and a contributing editor for Archaeology magazine: "The Calusa Indians amid Latitudes of Controversy: Charting Juan Ponce de León’s 1513 Voyage to Florida”

12 noon Dr. Bill Marquardt, Director of the RRC,“Calusa at Contact: Archaeological Understandings”.

1 p.m. Mr. Steve Koski, Archaeologist and Site Manager for the Little Salt Spring Archaeological and Ecological Preserve, "First Arrivals, Florida's Paleoindians, How We Know What We Know"

2 p.m. Merald Clark, Artist, Florida Museum of Natural History Masks and Figureheads of the Calusa.

Harbor History Tour by Boat with Denege Patterson, Docent and Captiva Cruises
12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Tickets $25

Walking Tours of Calusa Heritage Trail
Every 1/2 hour starting at 10:30

Ethnobotany Walking Tour
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

 

Contact the Webmaster