|Published:||Sep 01, 2013 10:23 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 01, 2013 10:23 AM EDT|
FORT MYERS, Fla.- If you are looking for some family fun this holiday weekend, the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, located at 2350 McGregor Boulevard will be open Labor Day, Monday, September 2 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
• Tours throughout the day with Edison Ford Site Historians, of the homes, garden and lab of the two inventors
• Audio tours available in English, German, French and Spanish
• Museum demonstrations throughout the day include the Edison phonograph every half hour, and other Museum presentations including antique cars and the Edison Research Laboratory.
Edison Ford members are FREE. In addition to providing the opportunity to explore the winter retreats of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, the site also offers opportunities for the public to enjoy its park-like environment for special events, weddings, corporate functions, and art and musical presentations as well as educational programs throughout the year.
The Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Edison Ford is the winner of the 2009 National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is an official project of "Save America's Treasures" at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. For additional information call 239-334-7419 or visit the web site at www.edisonfordwinterestates.org.