News

  1. History On Display

    The Captiva Island Historical Society launched its 2021-2022 season on Tuesday evening, November 16 with a history-centric art exhibit "An Artful Look at Captiva History" that displays Captiva’s past as a lure for artists and inspiration for their art.
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  2. Captain Brian Holaway On Board

    The Captiva Island Historical Society is pleased fo welcome Captain Brian Holaway to its Board of Directors. Captain Holaway’s knowledge, experience and enthusiasm for the Islands make him a robust addition to the hard-working Board of Directors of CIHS.
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  3. CIHS Fishing Documentary Being Reeled In

    The ninth in the series of CIHS "Captiva Memories" documentaries, "Big Fish Stories: The History of Angling on Captiva" is in the final stages of production. The documentary will premiere during the 2021-2022 CIHS season.
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  4. CIHS Tributes Co-Founder Dave Jensen

    Dave Jensen championed Captiva history. As a co-founder of the Captiva Island Historical Society, Dave remained an active Director on our Board, even after relocating to Italy. Of all the island organizations, it's natural the CIHS initiate the tribute to Dave and Captiva’s Jensen family.
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  5. Blair Wyatt Berry Joins CIHS Board

    The Directors of Captiva Island Historical Society are extremely pleased that islander and history enthusiast Blair Wyatt Berry has joined our Board. The Directors of CIHS are honored to add such a thoughtful, capable and experienced history enthusiast to the Board.
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  6. 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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  7. 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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