"Calusa Legacy." Presented by Cindy Bear, Coordinator: Programs and Services, Randell Research Center, Calusa Heritage Trail, Pineland, Florida.

  • February 19, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

Note:  Seating is limited.  Please plan to arrive early.

Second in a series of five lectures with the theme "Southwest Florida's Native Americans"

February 19, 2019.  7 PM.  "Calusa Legacy" presented by Cindy Bear, Coordinator of Programs and Services, Randell Research Center, Calusa Heritage Trail, Pine Island, Florida. 

Ms. Bear is the Coordinator of Programs and Services at Randell Research Center, Pine Island, FL, where she coordinates all land management and preservation activities, teaches, helps researchers (including archaeologists), while coordinating group tours and volunteer activities. Cindy will provide an overview of the Calusa civilization and include information on the methods that archaeologists and historians have used to piece together the Calusa. She has a BA in wildlife ecology and an MS in science education.

The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.

Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road. 

From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193; turn right on Jacaranda Boulevard and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road (which turns into Edmondson) through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.

From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195; turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first stoplight (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  (Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.)


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