Florida Anthropological Society

Florida's Statewide Organization of Archaeology and Anthropology

Southwest Florida Archaeological Society

The Southwest Florida Archaeological Society represents Collier and Lee Counties.

Founded in 1980 as group was organized to salvage materials as the Bay West Nursery was demucking a pond. It turned out to be a very important, early wet site.Members operate the Craighead Archaeological Laboratory at the Collier County Museum. Reports are printed and submitted to the Florida Anthropologist.

Monthly newsletters and southwest Florida archaeology news can be found at the SWFAS website.

If interested in joining the SWFAS, please contact:

Southwest Florida Archaeological Society
PO Box 9965
Naples, FL 34101

Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each Month at 7:30 PM at the Bonita Community Hall on Old 41 and Reynolds Street


President: Alison Elgart
Treasurer and Membership Secretary: Charlie Strader
FAS Chapter Rep: Theresa Schober