SATSUMA – Enjoy Centuries along the St. Johns this Saturday (March 17) at Log Cabin Winery in Satsuma.The Putnam County winery celebrates Florida Archaeology Month and St. Patrick’s Day beginning at 10 a.m.
“This is Florida Archaeology Month and since we have a historic tabby site on our land it seemed like a perfect combination,” says Kellie Thropp of Log Cabin Winery. Seating is limited, says Thropp, advising people bring lawn chairs.
Since the event is on St. Patrick’s Day, the winery is also serving corned beef and cabbage meals.
Half-a-dozen lectures are scheduled on a variety of subjects. Including The Art of Metal Blades – Then & Now (Steve Schwarzer, mastersmith), The Civil War Along the St. Johns River(Keith W. Kohl, author/livig historian), The Irish Diaspora in Florida (Sarah Miller, Florida Public Archaeology Network), Women of the War Between the States (Rita Zimmerle, president United Daughters of the Confederacy, Ancient City Chapter) and Coquina – Florida’s Pet Rock (Emily Jane – Florida Public Archaeology Network).
Also scheduled a guided hike and tour of a historic tabby site on the property and talk about life in Nashua, Fla., by Emma Moody. That’s at 2 p.m.
Activities for children are planned.
For more, go to logcabinfarmwinery.com.
The winery is at 376 County Road 309