HISTORICAL VILLAGE TO HOST HISTORY GAME SHOW

February 6, 2019 – The Sanibel Historical Village is preparing its next Twilight Talk, to take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13 at The Community House. It will be a “Sanibel History Quiz,” with the audience taking part in a Jeopardy!-style game format. The questions will be related to Sanibel history. “With local […]

VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS HEAR SPEAKER ON THE SANIBEL PLAN

December 12 – Sanibel Historical Village volunteer Barbara Freeman spoke to a group of village volunteers about her experiences working for the firm that crafted The Sanibel Plan. “I was with Wallace, McHarg, Roberts, and Todd while the Sanibel Comprehensive Land Use Plan was in the works,” Freeman explained. In her talk, she introduced the […]

Author And Historian Speaks To Historical Village Volunteers

Author, historian, and long-time historical village volunteer Jeri Magg enlightened and entertained Historical Village volunteers with an hour-long discussion of Captiva history, filled with fun stories and interesting facts. Magg told stories of William Binder, who was shipwrecked in a storm off Boca Grande around 1860. The only survivor, he couldn’t swim and clung to […]

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 […]