News

  1. Big Fish Stories

    In preparing for the Captiva Island Historical Society’s 9th documentary, “The History of Angling on Captiva,” Jensen’s Twin Palm Marina hosted the first CIHS “Share Your Story” event on Monday, November 16.
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  2. Betty Anholt Joins CIHS Board

    The Captiva Island Historical Society welcomes Betty Anholt to the Board of Directors. One of the most knowledgeable experts on local history, Betty’s experience ranges from archaeological digs to the social and natural history of southwest Florida.
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  3. CIHS Reveals Makeover of History Gallery

    On Saturday morning, January 25, 2020 the Captiva Island Historical Society held the ceremonial ribbon-cutting of its recently refurbished History Gallery.
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  4. CIHS Launches Historic Landmarks Walking Tour

    On same Saturday morning, January 25, 2020 the Captiva Island Historical Society held the ceremonial ribbon-cutting of its recently refurbished History Gallery, its self-guided Walking Tour of Captiva Island Historic Landmarks was also introduced.
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  5. CIHS Honors Island Historian Betty Anholt

    On Monday, January 13th, the CIHS celebrated the many contributions and published works of the island’s remarkable historian, Betty Anholt. Nearly 100 guests gathered at the Captiva Island Yacht Club to celebrate the first Guardian of History Award, named the Betty Anholt Guardian of History Award, in honor of its first recipient.
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