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CIHS "Captiva Memories" Documentary Collection
"Captiva Memories" Volume XI
Tight Lines & Big Fish Stories:
The History of Angling on Captiva
Award-winning producer Ken Sneeden has once again reeled in an enlightening and entertaining feature-length film which chronicles how Captiva Island came to be defined by fishing. Running time: 65 minutes.
"Captiva Memories" Volume VIII
Sands of Time: History of Erosion on Captiva
The documentary chronicles the geologic and social history of coastal erosion on Captiva Island, a Florida Gulf Coast barrier island. Running time: 38 minutes.
"Captiva Memories" Volume VII
Buck Key: Island of History and Mystery
The surprising story of Buck Key, its Calusa occupants and the early community and plantations that foreshadowed Captiva’s settlement. Running time: 35 minutes.
"Captiva Memories" Volume VI
South Seas: Captiva's Enduring Paradise
The sands of time created one Captiva; the hurricane of 1921 tore it in half. Although nature divided the land and displaced many families, what was created became even more magical. Running time: 36 minutes.
"Captiva Memories" Volume V
Our Mailboat Santiva
"Santiva," the old mailboat, which serviced Captiva and Sanibel prior to the construction of the Sanibel Causeway in 1963, inspired the concept and layout of the History Gallery. Running time: 15 minutes.
"Captiva Memories" Volume III
By The Sea
Oral Histories of old stories by Georgia Hemphill, Zeke McDonald, Ginger and George Parker and Mark Lewis.
Running time: 38 minutes.
"Captiva Memories" Volume II
Earth, Wind & Water
Dottie Wakefield, Bob Sabatino, Kristie Anders, Matt Hall and John Dickey share memories of the characters and times of Captiva Island, including Hurricane Charley.
Running time: 35 minutes.
Captiva Memories" Volume I
A New Folm of Old Stories
Return to the early years on Captiva Island. Listen as voices echo memories of the characters and times of our small barrier island. Running time: 35 minutes.
CIHS & Sanibel Historical Museum Joint Productions
Be Our Guest:
History of Lodging on Sanibel & Captiva
In the second collaboration between the Captiva Island Historical Society and the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village, this full-length documentary takes a closer look at historic accommodations of the two islands; from rooming home to resorts.
Running time: 49 minutes.
Blind Pass: The Bridge That Connects
In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the first Blind Pass Bridge, the Captiva Island Historical Society and Sanibel Historical Museum and Village partnered to chronicle the history of the place where the two islands overlap. Running time: 35 minutes.