News

  1. Highlights of St. Augustine History

    The Captiva Island Historical Society ended its season on April 4 with a presentation highlighting facets of the nearly 500-year history of St. Augustine.
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  2. 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.
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  3. Open Air History

    Monday 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."
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  4. History Under The Stars

    Tuesday 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.”
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  5. CIHS Welcomes Ed Stringer To Its Board of Directors

    “History has been my passion for years,” asserts Ed Stringer. In pursuit of that passion he majored in American Studies at Amherst College. Law school followed, then twenty years of practice in a law firm, where he developed expertise in anti-trust and trade regulation issues.
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  6. Sentimental Journey - An Evening To Remember

    Tuesday evening, December 7th, with a salute to the War Years on Captiva, the CIHS once again proved that interpreting and sharing history need not be boring - demonstrating there are imaginative and entertaining ways to learn about Captiva's rich and colorful history.
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  7. 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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