Historical Village To Hold Volunteer Training

January 22 and 29, 1 to 3 p.m The Sanibel Historical Village board and committee members will conduct a special training program to get new volunteers started and to help current volunteers refresh their memories about the many historical buildings, artifacts, and stories to share with visitors. The program will consist of two classes. The […]

Historical Village Twilight Talk Will Honor Francis Bailey

December 12, 2017 – The Sanibel Historical Village will host its next Twilight Talk at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, at The Community House. Francis Bailey’s family and close friends will be there to talk about Francis and tell stories. Reservations are required; call 472-4648 or email info@sanibelmuseum.org. The cost is $10 per ticket. […]

Remembering The Causeway At The Historical Village

The Sanibel Historical Village’s Luminary event on December 1, from 3:30 to 5:30 will celebrate “A Sanibel ’60s Christmas, Change is on the Way.” “You can’t look back on Sanibel in the ’60s without focusing on the biggest change the island has ever seen – the causeway,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “The causeway led […]

A Sanibel ’60’s Christmas At The Historical Village

The Sanibel Historical Village’s Luminary event on December 1, from 3:30 to 5:30 will celebrate “A Sanibel ’60s Christmas, Change is on the Way.” “We look forward to sharing some of the things that were taking place on the island during the 1960s,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “Visitors can see how residents and snowbirds […]

Sanibel Historical Village Elects New Board Member

Judith Addison has been elected to the board of directors of the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. Judith Addison has been elected to the board of directors of the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. A long-time volunteer at the village, Addison came to Sanibel on the ferry in 1951 to visit her grandparents, who had […]

Historical Village Invited New Volunteers

For anyone looking to serve the community and enjoy doing it, consider the Sanibel Historical Village. An island institution since 1984, the village’s mission is to preserve, share, and celebrate Sanibel’s history. “We welcomed more than 10,000 guests last year,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “People are interested in learning about Sanibel’s history, and we […]

Historical Village Seeking 1960s Items For Christmas Display

October 11, 2017 – The Sanibel Historical Village will be celebrating “A Sanibel ’60s Christmas” at its pre- Luminary Open House on Friday, December 1, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The event will highlight what it was like on Sanibel during the 1960s. “We are missing some pieces to make it the best Luminary Open […]

Historical Village To Train Volunteers

October 10, 2017 – For anyone looking to serve the community and enjoy doing it, consider the Sanibel Historical Village. An island institution since 1984, the village’s mission is the preserve, share, and celebrate Sanibel’s history. “We welcomed more than 10,000 guests last year,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “People are interested in history, and […]

Historical Village Re-Opens Oct. 17, Seeks Volunteers

September 25, 2017 – The Sanibel Historical Village re-opens October 17, Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We’re planning exciting programs this season, including a boat trip to historic Useppa and four Twilight Talks,” said executive director Emilie Alfino. “Our annual gala fundraiser is scheduled for February 19. Watch the local newspapers […]