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  1. CIHS Presents Acclaimed Documentary

    Monday evening, February 8th, an audience of some 85 people enjoyed a beautiful night in the open-air environment of McCarthy’s Marina to watch the acclaimed documentary film “Queen of Swing,” by Florida filmmaker John Biffar, presented by the Captiva Island Historical Society (CIHS).
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  2. Beautiful Night of History on the Beach

    Monday evening, January 11th, the Captiva Island Historical Society aired two of our acclaimed documentaries - “Sands of Time” and “Earth, Water and Wind” - on the beach at ’Tween Waters Inn.
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  3. CIHS Commemorates The Island Store

    On Thursday, December 10th, the Captiva Island Historical Society commemorated the 105-year history of Captiva’s iconic Island Store, as part of the Bailey family reopening ceremony.
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  4. History Repeats Itself

    About 40 people from the Captiva community took part in the restaging of a history photo in front of Captiva Chapel by the Sea November 22, as the Captiva Island Historical Society hosted “History Repeats Itself.”
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  5. 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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