Walk among live oaks and lush gardens, relax in a rocking chair on the verandah as you watch the river roll gently by… but, first, join our Docents as they share the history and colorful tales of living in one of Fort Myers' oldest homes - The Burroughs Home.
Built in 1901, this Georgian Revival Mansion was the scene of many social events that hosted the Fort Myers' elite including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones. Antique furnishings, historical artifacts, and delightful tales of growing up as the privileged daughters of wealthy business man Nelson Burroughs and his wife Adeline await visitors who want to take a step back in time.
The Burroughs Home has come alive once again under the management of Uncommon Friends Foundation. In addition to historical tours, the home is the perfect waterfront setting for you're:
Wedding, Reception, Corporate Event, Private Party, Family Gathering, Bridal & Baby Shower, Engagement, Anniversary and Memorials.
Tours: Adults $12.00, Children 6-12 $5.00, Children 6 and under Free, Groups and Seniors $ 10.00
Please check our website www.Burroughshome.com events and tour times for up to date tour times and special events or by appointment for groups of 8 or more.
For more information, contact Christine Forbes 239-337-0706 [email protected]
The Burroughs Home
2505 First Street
Fort Myers, Florida 33901