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- Historic surgical tools sit on display at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.

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David Albers/Staff - Historic surgical tools sit on display at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.

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  • Englewood resident Ed Winddancer wears traditional warrior dancer clothing representing his heritage in the Nanticoke and Cherokee Native American tribes at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Bonita Springs resident Trish Leonard has the shape and bumps on her head interpreted by phrenologist Phineas Fairhead, played by Decatur, Ill. resident Lee Slyder, at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Bradenton, Fla. resident Jerry Schroder portrays a late-1800s sugar cane farmer at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Six-year-old Carter Williams, of Naples, helps push a sugar cane press at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Historic surgical tools sit on display at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Ten-year-old Adam Muradaz, left, watches Don Juan Ponce De Leon, played by Punta Gorda resident Carlos Bicho, center and Nuno de Tovar, played by Bill Boston, fire an Arquebus musket at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Englewood resident Ed Winddancer wears traditional warrior dancer clothing representing his heritage in the Nanticoke and Cherokee Native American tribes at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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-  Nuno de Tovar, played by Bill Boston, fires an Arquebus musket during a timeline presentation of reenactors at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Don Juan Ponce De Leon, played by Punta Gorda resident Carlos Bicho, speaks about misinformation surrounding where he landed in Florida during the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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-  Nuno de Tovar, played by Bill Boston, fires an Arquebus musket during a timeline presentation of reenactors at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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-  Eight-year-old Silas Van Slyke, of Naples, plugs his ears as World War II reenactors demonstrate several guns of their time period at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Attendees interact with historical reenactors during the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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-  Reenactors participate in a timeline presentation at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- Naples resident Chelsea Bejin portrays pirate Anne Bonney as she shares Polly the Python with 8-year-old Rennick Bruno, 7-year-old Emilia Bruno and 11-year-old Olivia Bruno, left to right, of Cape Coral, at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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-  Reenactors participate in an auction at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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- 12pm David 24th annual Old Florida Festival at Collier County Museum 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The Museum is across the street from the Collier County Courthouse on the corner of Airport Pulling and US41 East.  Local front stand alone for Monday's paper.  Shoot extra photos for online gallery and publication in Showcase next year. Try a little of our history on for size. Time-travel back over a hundred lifetimes at the Old Florida Festival, our signature event held annually at the Collier County Museum's main five-acre site in Naples. This two-day living history festival gathers together some of the state's finest craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors to recapture the sights and sounds of everyday life on the Florida frontier. One of Naples' best-known cultural events, this ultimate reality show offers an entertaining and educational trip through South Florida's surprisingly colorful past for families, schoolchildren and visitors of all ages and interests. http://www.colliermuseums.com/festival/index.php
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-  Audience members plug their ears as reenactors demonstrate the guns of their time period at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
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-  Reenactors participate in a timeline presentation at the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum on Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Naples.  The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Mark Block. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Stephen Wright. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Stephen Wright. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Stephen Wright. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Stephen Wright. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.
  • Scenes from the 24th annual Old Florida Festival at the Collier County Museum. The two-day living history festival celebrates life on the Florida frontier by bringing together craftworkers, folklorists, musicians and historical re-enactors. Photo by Stephen Wright. - Share your photos and videos at http://participate.naplesnews.com/ or on our Facebook page.

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