March 15, 2023
Women Who Made Island HistoryOn Tuesday, March 14 the Captiva Island Historical Society concluded its abbreviated season with a program that paid tribute to “Women’s History Month,” featuring two films highlighting several women who played an important role in shaping aspects of Captiva’s colorful history.
February 21, 2023
Sentimental Journey: Another Example of How CIHS Keeps History AliveOn February 13, the Captiva Island Historical Society screened an event encore, a video replay of “Sentimental Journey,” at the Captiva Civic Association. The original live performance presented on December 7, 2021, in commemoration of the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, is based on Captiva during the years of World War II. Monday’s pre-recorded encore was attended by an appreciative and enthusiastic audience.
January 25, 2023
Good to Be Back!For the Captiva Island Historical Society and its 120 plus guests, Saturday, January 21st provided a little ray of hope, as the CIHS presented a double feature of film documentaries.
April 06, 2022
Highlights of St. Augustine HistoryThe Captiva Island Historical Society ended its season on April 4 with a presentation highlighting facets of the nearly 500-year history of St. Augustine.
March 08, 2022
Got Hooked!Monday evening, March 7th an audience approaching 250 got hooked by the Captiva Island Historical Society’s “Tight Lines & Big Fish Stories: The History of Angling on Captiva,” the ninth documentary film in the CIHS “Captiva Memories” collection.
February 08, 2022
Open Air HistoryMonday evening, February 7th, a capacity audience of over 85 people enjoyed a beautiful night in the open-air environment of McCarthy’s Marina watching a “double feature” of Captiva Island History Society’s documentary films, "Our Mailboat Santiva" and "South Seas: An Enduring Paradise."
January 12, 2022
History Under The StarsTuesday evening, January 11th the Captiva Island Historical Society returned to the open-air environment of McCarthy’s Marina for the presentation of the WGCU documentary “Pink Gold Rush.”