In the News: “The Year of the Calusa”

August 3rd, 2018|In the News|0 Comments

“They worshipped three deities and believed that they themselves had three souls, the third of which dwelt in their eyes and survived death. They feasted on fish and shellfish, piling their kitchen scraps and broken pottery into midden mounds upon which they built their temples and homes.

They inhabited and dominated Southwest Florida from Charlotte […]

Marco Island Historical Museum Part of “Florida’s Best-Kept Secrets”

March 29th, 2018|In the News|0 Comments

The Marco Island Historical Museum was recently featured as part of the article “Florida’s Best-Kept Secrets” from Kenwood Travel. The Museum is listed alongside other Florida attractions such as Leu Gardens in Orlando, Weeki Wachee Springs, Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, and others.


The full article is available at


In the News: “Museum presents ‘What’s Old is Not Forgotten’”

May 19th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

The Marco Island Historical Museum presents “What’s Old is Not Forgotten” by the Naples Digital Photography Club (DPI-SIG), this summer.

“What’s Old is Not Forgotten” will be on display from Tuesday, June 6, to Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 South Heathwood Drive, Marco Island.

A free opening reception will be held […]

In the News: “Poinciana Cottages hold on to its history”

May 16th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

The new Poinciana Cottages are modern and luxurious, but there’s a lot of history lurking under the surface.

Just a few years ago, two old cottages sat on the land along Sixth Street South in Old Naples, where two sisters had inherited the property from their father, George Rogers.

Rogers was well known in the city. He […]

In the News: “89 years of access: Happy Birthday, Tamiami Trail”

May 1st, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

It is hard to overstate the impact of the Tamiami Trail on Everglades City. Prior to the completion of the road in 1928, the only access to the town was by water, through Chokoloskee Bay and the 10,000 Islands.

So on Saturday, the Friends of the Museum of the Everglades threw a party for the […]