Tiny Coquina Shells Used to Build a Fort

Coquina shells are tiny and numerous and can be seen all along the Florida coastline. These are the tiny shells you may see quickly digging into the sand as the surf receded from the beach. The beach seemingly comes alive as the tiny Coquina quickly cover themselves over and over. The sea birds eat them, […]

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The Seashell House

Hidden away on Demere Key, just north of Ft. Myers and near Pine Island, is a house covered in seashells. The story is that a man named Phil Demere built a lodge many years ago and decorated it with whelk shells used from the Calusa Indian shell mounds.  Every part of the structure is covered […]

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