Special Event ~ Tour Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Ft. Myers.
Friday Nov. 17, 2017
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
cut off date is Friday Nov. 3, 2017
Cost:$65 members / $70 spouses & Guests.
RSVP and send checks to;
Trish Newman at 13314 Lost Key Place
LWR, FL 34202 TRISH NEWMAN >>
Event includes: roundtrip comfortable bus transportation, tour of Estates property, buffet luncheon by the river [sandwiches, pasta salad, fruit salad, cookies, and beverages].
This event is a unique opportunity to step back in time and visit a National Historic site where two American icons worked to change the world. You don’t want to miss this & you will not be disappointed!
This docent-led tour includes:Edison & Ford’s historic homes, the guest & caretaker houses, gardens with many flowers and plants studied by Edison, and the Edison Botanic Research Lab.
You will also have time on your own to tour the Edison Museum displaying exhibits of Edison’s inventions, including a telegraph, telephone, x-ray machine, the garden gift shop, and his original custom made Model T, a gift from Henry Ford.
Comments and Photos from MaryLee Danahy
Beautiful day! Great guide! Interesting museum. Interesting men! Learned Mrs Edison was well educated, musically talented. Philanthropically involved in her community- esp Ft Meyers. Mrs Ford & Mrs Edison worked together to try hybrid flower experiments. ESP orchids & roses.