The Field Trip is being organized by the Charlotte Harbor Anthropological Society We will explore the incredible temple mounds built by the Safety Harbor people around the Great Tampa Bay in Manatee County. Our first stop will be the Portavant temple mound, located in the beautiful Emerson Point State Preserve. A short drive and we will explore the Madira-Bickel temple mound in the first archaeological site state park in Florida. We depart to Pinellas County over the Skyway Bridge to Safety Harbor. At the Safety Harbor Museum we will view the amazing artifacts of the indigenous Indians. Lunch at the Bar Fly Salt Water Grill and a short visit to the Temple Mound at Phillippe Park overlooking the bay.