History Hike: The Grand Central Airport at Weedon Island
History Hike: The Grand Central Airport at Weedon Island. In the early 20th century Weedon Island was home to the Grand Central Airport. Join archaeologists with the Florida Public Archaeology Network for a guided tour of the Preserve to learn about the island’s history with flight and visit historic sites.
Attendees will meet inside the Cultural and Natural History Center for a short introduction. This tour is for adults and youth ages 10+. Youth must be supervised by an adult for the full duration of the program.
Did you know that March is Florida Archaeology Month? Join us on Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. for the free program Origins of Tampa Bay. Learn about Tampa Bay’s origins from the recent studies of an archaeological panel in the fields of paleoenvironment, Indigenous ecology, and history. Register here!