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New York Times bestselling author Randy Wayne White

Randy Wayne White Presents:

The Calusa Coast

An afternoon benefiting the Florida Museum of Natural History's Randell Research Center

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Join New York Times bestselling author Randy Wayne White at world famous Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grill for an afternoon of stories, cocktails, food and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to bid on some unique items while helping preserve one of the largest and most important historic sites in Florida, the Calusa Indian settlement at Pineland.

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Artist depiction of Smith Mound, Calusa burial site. (By Merald Clark)

Smith Mound Purchase

March 14th, 2015


The Randell Research Center is happy to announce the purchase of the 5 acres containing this mound!

Thank you to the Sear Family Foundation, the Calusa Land Trust and all of our supporters.

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