Port Charlotte, Florida 33948, United States

HEARTLAND OF THE CALUSA INDIANS

Events

07/18/2019

Foraging for Foods- Our Edible Landscape

6:30 PM: - 8:00 PM

Wintergarden Presbyterian Church

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07/18/2019

Foraging for Foods- Our Edible Landscape

Erica Knopf, ecologist and owner of Florida Edible Landscapes will introduce us to the wide variety of edible plants, right here around us many plants that were foraged by the Calusa and the preceeding Archaic Indians for centuries.

6:30 PM: - 8:00 PM

Wintergarden Presbyterian Church

08/13/2019

Tragedy and Survival-Black Seminole Before 1821 in Florida

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Wintergarden Presbyterian Church

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08/13/2019

Tragedy and Survival-Black Seminole Before 1821 in Florida

New College professor, Dr. Uzi Baram will present the important an little-known history of the black Seminole people on the northern Gulf Coast of Florida in the violent years before 1821, when forces to annex Florida from the Spanish and give the lands of the Seminole to white settlers.

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Wintergarden Presbyterian Church

09/17/2019

Love Letters

6:30pm - 8pm

Wintergarden Presbyterian Church

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09/17/2019

Love Letters

University of South Florida professor, Eric Pentergast will present the true story of a jar of love letters found in downtown Tampa during digging for sewers and where and when those letters led to. This very human true story of a long-distance love affair between the Captain of self-financed early archaeologist Clarence Bloomfield Moore's steamship, the Gofer and a spinster in Tennessee. This love affair was finally discovered near where the Captain's wife's home was in Tampa and offer a rich window into the early 1900s.

6:30pm - 8pm

Wintergarden Presbyterian Church