Archaeologist Mike Thomin is a regular presenter in our Leisure Learning line-up. His knowledge and enthusiasm lure participants to his classes every semester. The area known as Deadman's Island in Pensacola Bay has served as a careening ground, shipbuilding center, quarantine station and cemetery. Archaeologists have found the remains of extensive activities, both prehistoric and historic, ranging from shipwrecks to barrel wells to coffins. Learn about the unique geography of this interesting landform, and why people have used it for thousands of years.