Museum of the Islands

Preserving the past for the future on Pine Island, Florida

Nautical History

This section will cover the nautical history of modern Pine island times and the surrounding islands.  For an interesting look at our very early mail boat history, check here.

The First Boats in the Area
Commercial Fishing-History
Shellfish Gatherers
Hook & Line
Sport Fishing History-Tarpon
The Mail Boats
Local Boat Builders
Beck Boats
History of Fish Huts

The Next Chapter Agricultural History of Pine Island
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