PINE ISLAND, Fla. – There’s nothing like a good ghost story or urban legend, made even better when rooted in real history. A legend on Pine island, that involves the native Calusa tribe has people talking.
Pine Island Florida is known for being remote, and somewhat hard to get to. In the quiet fishing town, mounds dot the otherwise flat Pineland landscape. Those mounds indicate who used to live there.
“Right here at Pineland, this was the 2nd largest town for the Calusa people when Europeans arrived in the 1500s,” said Cindy Bear, from the Randall Research...