Video: Highlights of Ford & Edison Homes in Fort Myers, FL
By VISIT FLORIDA staff
Not many people know that automotive industry titan Henry Ford once worked for the great inventor Thomas Edison, or that they became good friends — or that they had summer homes next to each other in Fort Myers. Today, the Edison house in Fort Myers and the Ford estate are among the 10 most visited historic homes in the United States. Highlights of Edison and Ford's Fort Myers homes include something for everyone: demonstrations using the equipment in Edison's research lab, behind-the-scenes views of the estate buildings themselves and horticultural tours of the grounds' extensive gardens.