Monday, March 30, 2015

3/30 Edison & Ford Estates, Ft Myers, FL - Part 2

This second part shows the Ford estate that is right next door to the Edison home.  It is smaller because it was used much less and was purchased later, but it has some of the same features, except no wide porches on all sides.

Also, after Edison died, the Ford family sold this property to someone else, while Edison's wife continued to live in her property.  She gave the property to the City of Fort Myers with the understanding that it be kept as a museum.  The Ford property was not added to the museum until the 1990s when it was purchased by the museum. 

Actually this four-car garage did not exist while Ford owned this property.

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