From April 1999 to May 2003, Dr. Robert Gore penned a total of 38 original essays for the SWFAS Newsletter that were released in a serial manner. He weaves many archaeological strands into each essay and they both amuse and entertain while providing a thought, provoking teachable moment for the reader. 1999 APR A Possible Thong Tree Trail Marker in Collier County MAY Island Days- 10,000 Islands Overview JUN . . .
John graduated with a BA in History from the University of Miami in 1970. He has served as president of the Southwest Florida Archaeological Society, the Collier County Historical Society, the Naples Chapter of the Florida Plant Society, and the Florida Anthropological Society. John has received the William C. Lazarus Award from FAS, the Green Palmetto Award from the Florida Native Plant Society, and the Craighead Award from SWFAS. John resides in Naples and works. . .
For his many contributions to Florida archaeology and to SWFAS, Southwest Florida Archaeology Society nominated Jack Harvey for a 2017 Certificate of Achievement from The Florida Anthropological Society, which was awarded posthumously. Jack Harvey was a microwave engineer and then a software developer for Wall Street applications. He retired and moved to Naples, FL around 2003, where he discovered the Southwest Florida Archaeological Society (SWFAS). Jack’s favorite hobby was the study of geology and felt. . .