How It All Began

Ever wonder how the Sanibel Shell Festival got its start? 

Thanks to our friends at the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club for this excerpt, from a local newspaper article circa 1968, explaining the origins of the shell fair:

“The first Community Fair was held in 1928 on the porch of the Old Island Inn and was a miniature county fair with baked goods,  » Read more

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