Historical Village Invites All To Gala Fundraiser

The Sanibel Historical Village’s 2018 “Let’s Get Historical” Gala will be February 19 in The Community House. This year’s theme is “Leave Your Footsteps in the Sand,” and Bailey’s is the Grand Sponsor. The February 19 event will include music by Kelly & Shelly, a husband-and-wife duo with a versatile style. Performing together for more […]

Historical Village To Hold Gala Fundraiser

The Sanibel Historical Village’s 2018 “Let’s Get Historical” Gala will be February 19 in The Community House. This year’s theme is “Leave Your Footsteps in the Sand,” and Bailey’s is the Grand Sponsor. The February 19 event will include music by Kelly & Shelly, a husband-and-wife duo with a versatile style. Performing together for more […]

Mayer Family Descendant Speaks To Historical Village Volunteers

Ty Symroski recently spoke to a group of Historical Village volunteers at a Volunteer Update, one of the village’s monthly events for volunteers. Symroski is the grandson of Daisy and Ross Mayer and the son of Grace Mayer Symroski (the Mayers’ second of five children) and Leonard Symroski. He told the group some stories of […]

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 […]