Pioneer Day – February 11, 2017
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
10:30 Historic Guided Cemetery Tour
11:00 VAB: from Swamp to Space Icon with John Tribe, retired NASA engineer
11:30 St. Luke’s Chapel: A Gem of Carpenter Gothic Architecture with Jonathan Rich and Phil Eschenbach
11:30 “Highlight from Space” – American Space Museum
1:00 A Visit with the Sams Family (Sams Family Plot, cemetery)
2:00 St. Luke’s Chapel: A Gem of Carpenter Gothic Architecture with Jonathan Rich and Phil Eschenbach
2:00 “Highlight from Space” – American Space Museum
2:30 Historic Guided Cemetery Tour
Fish Fry Dinner at 4:30 and 5:30 seatings (advance ticket sale starts Jan. 1 at $9, by calling 321-452-5260). Tickets purchased day of event are $10.
About St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
The historic chapel onsite was built in 1888 with the help of Sams, LaRoche, and Porcher families. Many early pioneers, including John Sams, are buried in the church’s cemetery. The Church is located at 5555 N. Tropical Trail, just 1.1 miles south of Sams House at Pine Island. Tickets for the Fish Fry for sale starting January 9 by calling 321-452-5260.