Kristin Sweeting, above, supervisor of The Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez, stands before a display of needles used to mend fishing nets, part of a long list of folk skills and heritage crafts from the historic Cortez Fishing Village. Mending nets is one of six classes scheduled to be taught at the museum's new Folk School.
Kristin Sweeting, above, supervisor of The Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez, stands before a display of needles used to mend fishing nets, part of a long list of folk skills and heritage crafts from the historic Cortez Fishing Village. Mending nets is one of six classes scheduled to be taught at the museum's new Folk School. Richard Dymond rdymond@bradenton.com
Kristin Sweeting, above, supervisor of The Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez, stands before a display of needles used to mend fishing nets, part of a long list of folk skills and heritage crafts from the historic Cortez Fishing Village. Mending nets is one of six classes scheduled to be taught at the museum's new Folk School. Richard Dymond rdymond@bradenton.com

Florida Maritime Museum teaches old skills at new Folk School

January 20, 2017 5:30 PM

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