Great interview by Craig Pittman (pictured above) with Lyn Millner who recalls the Koreshan cult, which, among other things, believed the earth was hollow and that their founder, Cyrus Teed, was immortal.Continue reading “Podcast: Welcome to Florida: The Cult of Cyrus Teed”
In 1894, something extraordinary was happening along the banks of Mosquito Creek in what is now known as Koreshan State Park. Dr. Cyrus Teed had sent down the first group of his followers from Chicago to clear land and begin building what would be the foundations of his vision of a religious-utopian community called the Koreshan Unity Settlement.Continue reading “Koreshan State Park Celebrates Women’s History Month and the Women’s Right to Vote Centennial”
My name is Shawn Woodsmith. I am the coordinator for the Koreshan Ghost Walk.
It is that time of year again where I need to start working on Ghost Walk. Ghost Walk is the play we put on at Koreshan State Park, the last weekend in January and first weekend in February. It is a great fundraiser for the park! The best part is all the funds raised stay here in our park. Continue reading “Ghost Walk Volunteers Needed!”
For those of you still in the area (or who live here), come visit our Friends of Koreshan State Park booth at the 90th Tamiami Trail Anniversary, Saturday, April 28 @ Museum of the Everglades, 105 West Broadway, Everglades City, FL, 34139, and May 1 at the 2018 Lee County Travel Rally @ Lakes Park in Fort Myers.