This Field Trip is being organized by the Charlotte Harbor Anthropological Society The "Calusa Cat" and other Calusa treasures, excavated by the Pepper-Hearst Expedition in 1896, will be on loan from the Smithsonian to the Marco Island Historical Society Museum. We will follow the original etnographer Frank Hamilton Cushing's step by stopping first at Baittey's Landing, now the Randall Research Center on Pine Island. We will have a guided tour of what was a major Calusa town, with canals and mounds. We will have time to shop in their great gift shop. We will have a gourmet picnic lunch overlooking Pine Island Sound and check out eagles before we head to the Marco Island Museum to view the treasures taken 112 years ago, view there permanent Calusa exhibit and shop their great gift shop. Price includes transportation ,lunch and entrance to both museums. VIEW CURRENT REVIEWS OF MARCO ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM on TripAdvisor, those reviewers who have seen the Calusa Treasure Exhibit state "Great" and "Excellent".