1. “Island House” Celebrates 100 Years

    It’s rare that a Captiva Island building has survived intact 100 years of hurricanes and development. To celebrate the milestone Jenni Baer Terrill and her husband Tom they hosted a gathering of friends with connections to the house and family for a house tour and catered reception in the back yard.
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  2. "What Do You Know?"

    Tuesday evening, February 20 the CIHS presented the inaugural Captiva History Game Show, "What Do You Know?" serving up questions about early island characters, landmarks and folklore, in a Jeopardy-style quiz show format.
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  3. BLIND PASS: The Bridge That Connects

    The evening of of January 31, 2018 saw history in the making for two of the islands historical organizations – a first time collaboration between the Captiva Island Historical Society and the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village - that not only recognized the 100th anniversary of the first Blind Pass Bridge, but also chronicles the rich history of BLIND PASS -- the place where the two islands overlap.
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  4. Captivans Recall Restaurants of Days Gone By

    Last Tuesday evening, the Captiva Island Historical Society (CIHS) kicked off its 2018 schedule of special events with Serving Up Memories of Captiva's Old Time Eateries, a look back at the restaurants that helped make the island famous or are finely remembered by long-time residents
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  5. CIHS Launches New Website

    Though the Captiva Island Historical Society is an organization that strives to preserve history, it has a dynamic, contemporary new website.
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  6. Tom Libonate Appointed New CIHS Board Chair

    The Captiva Island Historical Society’s Board of Directors has elected Tom Libonate as their new Chairperson. He succeeds Jim Pigott, whose capable leadership guided the organization for six years from its inception to where it is today.
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Bridging the Past and the Present