The Marco Island Historical Society is pleased to announce the return of a significant piece of our area’s history: The “Key Marco Skiff”. This unique watercraft was hand-built in the mid-1940’s by a recluse living in the swamps around Goodland, Eugene Paul Teachout.
To see what information what we currently have about this fascinating individual, Click Here to read/download a PDF.
To see what information we currently have about the “Key Marco Skiff” itself, Click Here to read/download a PDF.
For additional information on how you can support preservation efforts of the Key Marco skiff, call 239-389-6447.
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