2nd Annual Columbus Day Field Trip to Historic Spanish Point is Sold Out

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We will meet at Venice Marina, 990 LaGuna Drive, Venice at 10 a.m. Board our boat for a trip to Old Spanish Point Historical Site. On the way we will probably view dolphins. Ted Ehmann will discuss the prehistory of the Archaic Indians who lived there. He will focus on feasting and how debt played an essential role for the organization and economy of the indigenous people. We dock at the site, where we will have a guided tour of the burial mound and the ancient shell ring. We will visit the early and late settler sites of historic significance as well.Also known as the Palmer Site, it is one of over a dozen Archaic sites in Florida. On our way back, we dock at Evie's Spanish Point for a great lunch. Cost: Members $35., Non-Members $50. Trip is open to members of the Anthropological Society, as well as the Historical Society. and their guests.

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