Students learn how coquina stone supported Florida’s early economy.
Students read selections introducing them to the way old coquina homes changed over time: in this case from a general store in 1798 to a fancy hotel for Florida tourists in 1823.
Florida Public Archaeology Network. 28 February 2008 <http://www.flpublicarchaeology.org>.
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum. National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. 14 February 2008. <http://www.ximenezfatiohouse.org/>.
The National Register of Historic Places. 14 February 2008.
The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Florida, 15 May 2008
Kelley Weitzel, http://www.KelleyWeitzel.com
1. Why is it called the Ximenez-Fatio House?
2. Who lived in the Ximenez-Fatio House?
3. What can you see when you visit the Ximenez-Fatio House?
4. Archaeology turns lemons into lemonade.
5. A famous artifact found at the Ximenez-Fatio House
6. ACTIVITY: Creating a Museum Display
Archaeological, Architecture, Boarding House, Budget, Cement, Dame, Economy, Erosion, Exposed, Frame, Funding, General Store, Historic Registry, Naturalist, Plaster, Properties, Requirements, Restore, Structures, Tourism, Will