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History is a real-life lesson at Old Florida Festival in Naples

Branford, Fla. resident Wynne Tatman, a.k.a. White Turtle Woman, lets loose a spear while giving a demonstration on the Native Americans of Florida during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff

Photo by DAVID ALBERS, Daily News

Branford, Fla. resident Wynne Tatman, a.k.a. White Turtle Woman, lets loose a spear while giving a demonstration on the Native Americans of Florida during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples. The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music. David Albers/ Staff

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  • Two-year-old Josiah Zeitler, of Naples, keeps an eye on a skirmish outside the fort as his older brother, ten-year-old Colton Zeitler scrambles to join the fight during a reenactment during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples. The popular event offering an educational look back into Florida 10,000 year history continues today.
  • Marco Island resident Lou Stickles plays Revolutionary War camp songs on his violin as a member of the Royal Americans 60th Regiment of Foot soldier during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Naples resident Neil Morales has the bumps on his head read by practical phrenologist Phineas Fairhead, a.k.a Lee Slider of Decatur, Ill., during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Naples resident Neil Morales has the bumps on his head read by practical phrenologist Phineas Fairhead, a.k.a Lee Slider of Decatur, Ill., during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Branford, Fla. resident Wynne Tatman, a.k.a. White Turtle Woman, lets loose a spear while giving a demonstration on the Native Americans of Florida during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • A carved turtle shell adorns the hut of Branford, Fla. resident Wynne Tatman, a.k.a. White Turtle Woman, where she gives demonstrations on the Native Americans of Florida during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Five-year-old Patrycia Antoniak, of Naples, has her face painted in a traditional Florida Native America fashion during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Eighty three-year-old Ralph Hauser, of Fort Myers, fires off his musket dressed as a Seminole Indian with his wife, 78-year-old Jackie Hauser, as the two prepare for a skirmish reenactment during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Naples resident Billy Bryan smokes a pipe dressed as a U.S. Army soldier from the 3rd Seminole Indian War during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Seven-year-old Lucrezia Dipasquale, of Naples, chews on a stalk of sugar cane during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Fifteen-year-old T.S. Allen, of Naples, explains the use of the stockade as a punishment during the Revolutionary War era during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Curator of education and 'blowing things up' Dave Southall fires of a canon as part of a Seminole Indian War skirmish reenactment during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Sixteen-year-old Alexander Kovensky participates in a Seminole Indian War skirmish reenactment during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Ten-year-old Isabella Dipasquale, of Naples, shields her ears from the canon and gunfire of a Seminole Indian War skirmish reenactment during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff
  • Eleven-year-old Becca Barton, of Naples, shields her ears from the canon and gunfire of a Seminole Indian War skirmish reenactment during the 19th annual Old Florida Festival on Saturday at the Collier County Museum in Naples.  The popular event offers an educational look back into Florida's 10,000 year history through reenactments, food, games, crafts and music.  David Albers/ Staff

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