See Mission San Luis through the eyes of our Senior Archaeologist, Jerry Lee!
Have you missed our monthly on-site archaeology tours? Here's your chance to get special tours of the historic site from an archaeological perspective -- on your own schedule from wherever you are! Videos are posted online on Wednesdays per below.
Learn about the archaeology of different areas of Mission San Luis for FREE! -- October 2020 (History and Town Plan of Mission San Luis) - Video -- November 2020 (Archaeology of the Council House) - Video -- December 2020 (Archaeology of the Spanish Village) - Video -- January 20, 2021 (Archaeology of the Franciscan Church) - Video -- February 3, 2021 (Archaeology of the Friary)
Saturday, March 27, 2021 (10:00 am - Noon) ONLY $10 ~ REGISTER BY MARCH 20TH ~ Call 850-245-6484
Learn to make rope and cord from three types natural materials: Spanish moss, yucca leaves, and mulberry bark. The simple reverse twist, two-ply cordage will be taught using techniques the Apalachee used and which have been around for thousands of years!
The workshop will include:
A pre-recorded video on the history of rope/cord making and collecting the necessary materials.
An interactive Zoom meeting focusing on the technique of making cord/rope
Materials: available for pick up at Mission San Luis two days before the course (March 25).
• VIRTUAL TIME PORTAL VIDEOS -- Our costumed "villagers" discussing a variety of topics • FUN CRAFTS & ACTIVITIES -- From making a toothpick Council House to planning a Spanish meal • 17TH-CENTURY THEMES -- Foodways | Trade & Travel | Architecture
Mission San Luis is administered by the Florida Department of State, Office of External Affairs. Support is provided by the Friends of Florida History Inc.
Ron DeSantis, Governor Laurel M. Lee, Secretary of State
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