Boca Grande, Florida: Calusa - Lost Civilization Sea Shell Man

The lost civilization of Calusa "Shell Indians" lived in this area; Emil Alzamora sculpted this statue of bronze cast from local sea shells in 2005.
Address:
321 Park Ave, Boca Grande, FL
Directions:
Inside the Old Theater Mall, which also contains PJ's Seagrille.
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Calusa - Lost Civilization Sea Shell Man

A statue of a man made out of bronze shells.

[Kevin, 04/23/2014]

In 2005, sculptor Emil Alzamora used sea shells gathered from Boca Grande's beaches to cast a bronze statue of one of the lost civilization of "Shell Indians."

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