EXPLORE AN AUTHENTIC FISHING COTTAGE AT THE HISTORICAL VILLAGE

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April 21, 2020 – Visitors to the Sanibel Historical Village can explore Burnap Cottage, an 1898 fishing cottage built by Sam Woodring. The building sat on the tip of Tarpon Bay for about 100 years before being moved to the village. Photos of Esperanza Woodring, Sam’s widow, adorn the walls. […]

MEET SOME VOLUNTEERS FROM THE SANIBEL HISTORICAL VILLAGE

March 18 2020 – Alan and Edina Lessack started volunteering at the village around 2010 and came to Sanibel in the late 1980s when a cousin invited them to spend a week at their Casa Ybel condo. “We fell in love with the island and immediately purchased two weeks of timeshare, which we did over the next 20 years,” they explained.[…]

HISTORICAL VILLAGE HONORS VOLUNTEERS

March 18, 2020 – Although the luncheon honoring the volunteers of the Sanibel Historical Village had to be canceled due to the coronavirus, the village still wants to celebrate its devoted volunteers, in particular those celebrating milestone years of service.[…]

EVENT POSTPONED: QUILT SHOW COMING TO SANIBEL HISTORICAL VILLAGE

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March 6, 2020 – Quilts, quilts, and more quilts will be on display at the Sanibel Historical Village starting March 24 through April 30. Forty (40) vintage quilts from all over the country and dating from the 1830s through the late 1900s, will be arranged and hung for viewing in the village’s nine historical buildings.[…]

HISTORICAL VILLAGE ELECTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS, OFFICERS

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February 28, 2020 – The Sanibel Historical Village held its annual meeting of members this week at which two new board members were elected. After, in an executive session, the board elected officers. A third board member was elected at the February 27 regular board meeting due to a resignation.[…]