"Our Local Treasures: Warm Mineral Springs and Little Salt Spring" with Presenter Steven H. Koski, Sarasota County Archaeologist

  • January 15, 2019
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292
First in a series of five lectures with the theme "Southwest Florida's Native Americans"

January 15, 2019.  7 PM.  "Our Local Treasures:  Warm Mineral Springs and Little Salt Spring" presented by Steven H. Koski, Sarasota County Archaeologist.  Mr. Koski is an archaeologist with the Sarasota County Dept. of Historical Resources who specializes in "underwater prehistoric sites. He worked as an assistant underwater archaeologist at Warm Mineral Springs and is a former Research Associate at Little Salt Spring for the University of Miami.  Mr. Koski will explain findings from both Springs dealing with a time period between 6,000 and 13,000 years before present.  He has a BA in anthropology and archaeology from the University of Massachusetts and an MA from Arizona State.

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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