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Edison & Ford Winter Estates

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2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States

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June 2021

$6 – $19

Automotive Tour

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Join Automotive Curator James Moss, for a new perspective on the evolution of the automobile. Learn about production and how to operate a vehicle. From the Model T to the Model A, gasoline to electric, the Ford Motor Company and beyond, the Automotive Tour promises to offer a new way to connect with one of our most popular collections. Reservations are not required for this tour. Edison Ford members: $15; non-members: Adults $40, Teens (13-19) $30, Children (6-12) $16

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$6 – $20.

Inside-the-Homes Tour

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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This tour is a unique opportunity to take a sneak peek inside normally-closed areas of Thomas Edison's "Seminole Lodge" and Henry Ford's "The Mangoes." The approximate tour time is 90 minutes to two hours. (Allow additional time to view the museum, laboratory, and gardens.) There are limited reservations available for this tour, pre-registrations is required by calling 239-335-3674. Tours on Tuesdays are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Edison Ford members: free (one time); non-members: Adults $50, Teens (13-19) $35,…

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July 2021

$10 – $15

Garden Talk: Tropicals for the Hot Summer

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Gardening in Southwest Florida requires specific knowledge since it is the only state in USDA growing zone 10. Many plants from all over the world thrive in the warm Southwest Florida temperatures and enjoy the daily summer rains. At Edison and Ford, there are plants from Costa Rica, Brazil, Thailand, India and other parts of the world. During this talk, participants will walk through the botanical gardens and learn more about the varieties that grow here throughout the summer. Tips…

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Free

Digital Discussion: The Amish and Amish-Mennonites of Sarasota, Florida

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Throughout the 1920s, the Edison family spent a lot of time in Fort Myers. When the Edison's were in Southwest Florida, the Amish began traveling to Pinecraft, a campground and neighborhood in Sarasota, just north of Fort Myers. The earliest Amish and Mennonite visitors traveled to Florida to escape cold temperatures up north. They also wanted more opportunities to farm during the winter months. Although their farming efforts were not successful, Pinecraft became a major vacation destination for these communities…

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$200 – $230

Inventor’s Summer Camp 2021 at Edison Ford: Grades 4-6

July 26 @ 9:00 am - July 30 @ 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Radical Robots July 26-30 Robots big and small are examined in this high-tech camp, including a functional LEGO Mindstorm robot. Members: $200 and Non-Members: $230 Pre-registration at edisonford.org is required for all programs Masks are required

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August 2021

$200 – $230

Inventor’s Summer Camp 2021 at Edison Ford: Grades 4-6

August 2 @ 9:00 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Art Smarts August 2-6 Campers fuse imagination with science and design as they expand their tool-bel of creative expression. Members: $200 and Non-Members: $230 Pre-registration at edisonford.org is required for all programs Masks are required

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