Dock and Boat House - Thomas A. Edison Winter Home - Fort Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1950

The dock & boat house used by the Edisons at their Fort Myers estate.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.048

Thomas A. Edison - John Burroughs - Henry Ford - Fort Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1950

In this image, Edison, Burroughs, and Ford stand in front of a palm tree and other vegetation in Fort Myers.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.044.1

One of the Beautiful Views at Thomas A Edison Winter Home - Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1950

View of the grounds of Seminole Lodge showcasing a well-manicured lawn and heavy vegetation.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.041

The Menlo Park Group - Now Erected at Dearborn, Mich.

Date:
C. 1940

A street-level view of the set of buildings moved from Menlo Park to Greenfield Village.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.039.1

Henry Ford and Thomas A. Edison

Date:
C. 1940

Ford leans close to speak into Edison's "good ear", which had only about 90% hearing loss (he was completely deaf in the other ear).

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.034.1

Aerial View, Downtown Ft. Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1965

An aerial image showing the older Edison bridge (top) and newer bridge, built in 1962 (bottom) spanning the Caloosahatchee River.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.029

Giant Traveler Palm with Edison's Wheel Chair - Thomas A Edison Winter Home Ft. Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1955

A massive Traveler Palm is shown, along with a rolling cart and umbrella used by the Edisons.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.023
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Edison - Botanical Research Laboratory - Fort Myers, Fla.

Date:
C. 1950

Thomas and Mina Edison stand in front of a the 1886 electrical laboratory.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.021

Thomas A. Edison and Ford, Fort Myers, FL

Date:
C. 1935

Thomas Edison poses in front of a Ford Model T (possibly his personal vehicle, given as a gift by Henry Ford).

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.020.1
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

McGregor Blvd, in Front of the Thomas A. Edison Winter Home, Fort Myers, Florida

Date:
C. 1950

A historic image of McGregor Blvd including palm trees and the entrance to Edison Park subdivision, at left.

Location:
2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Identifier:
2011.06.019
Institution:
Edison and Ford Winter Estates