Friends of Talbot Islands State Parks

 Public Service Announcement

“Excavating of the Grand Shell Ring: Commemorating the Past”

Keith Ashley is the Coordinator of Archaeological Research at the University of North Florida and holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Florida.

For the past 20 years Dr. Ashley has been involved in archaeological excavation and research throughout the southeastern United States. Recently his research has focused on the Grand Shell Ring, which is located within the park boundaries of Big Talbot Island. The grand site was created by Native Americans between A.D. 900-1200 and measures over 200 square feet.

Guest speaker is open and free to the public from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm.

New memberships, renewals and donations welcome.

Date: November 16, 2014
Place: Ribault Club, Fort George Island Cultural State Park
Times: Members only lunch and meeting from noon – 1:30 pm (lunch provided from noon – 1 pm)

Guest speaker from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Annual Members’ Meeting with guest speaker

Keith Ashley, Ph.D.

Members please RSVP to


About The Beaches Museum & History Park

Beaches Museum & History Park is operated by the Beaches Area Historical Society at Pablo Historical Park, Jacksonville Beach, Florida.

The mission of the Beaches Area Historical Society is to nurture civic pride for the distinct history of the Beaches, while providing education, information and entertainment for those who live, work and vacation in our communities.

The Beaches Museum & History Park is located at 381 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville Beach. To Learn more about the Beaches Museum & History Park, please visit our website at


Beaches Museum & History Park
381 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL. 32250


The Beaches Museum & History Park | 381 Beach Boulevard | Jacksonville Beach | FL | 32250

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Beaches Museum
381 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250