Port Charlotte, Florida 33948, United States

HEARTLAND OF THE CALUSA INDIANS

HEARTLAND OF THE CALUSA

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MURAL, Florida Museum of Natural History

Southwest Florida has been bountiful in coastal marine food resources

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visible from space, the Florida peninsula was many miles wider. lake Okeechobee, a sacred lake was a new addition after the last ice age.

The Calusa were part of an extensive land and water trade network that .involved  societies from the Caribbean Islands to up the Mississippi River and the Atlantic Coast.

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Join us as together, we discover the rich history of charlotte harbor and south florida

For as little as $25. for an individual membership, and $40. for a family membership, you can help us preserve this history.