Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Lecture: Cuban Fishing Ranchos in Tampa Bay

Time: 3:00 pm til 4:00 pm

Location: Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St W, Cortez, FL 34215

Description: Explore the history of Florida’s “Fishing Rancho Period,” from the late 1700s to the late 1800s when Cuban fishermen lived and worked on the Gulf Coast, including several sites in the Tampa Bay area. This talk, by the Florida Public Archaeology Network focuses on some of the earliest historic settlements along the Gulf Coast, and how important these early Spanish/Cuban fishing camps were to the development of Tampa Bay.

Admission is FREE but donations are appreciated. Seating is first come first serve, beginning at 2:30. Florida Maritime Museum (FMM) members can reserve seats by calling (941) 708-6120

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FPAN is co-hosting this event.

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