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Mina Edison’s Garden Social

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On March 1st

Join the Edison & Ford Winter Estates and Mina Edison for “Mrs. Edison’s Garden Social” on March 11, 2011 at 11 AM.  Mina Edison was well known for her love of her husband, Thomas Edison, as well as her dedication to her family, the community and the beautiful tropical gardens at her winter estates in Fort Myers.
Accomplished actress and storyteller Nan Colton will bring to life the remarkable and charitable Mina Edison with unforgettable tales of her life with Thomas Edison.    Mrs. Edison and her “garden caretakers” will lead a tour of the Estates gardens, including the award winning Moonlight Garden. “Garden Social” refreshments of the Edison era will be served in the historic Edison Caretaker’s House.
Hats and gloves are encouraged!  Reservations are required and seating is limited.  Cost:  Estates Members $50, non members $60. To register or for more information call the Estates at 239-334-7419.  Mrs. Edison’s Garden Social is available to private groups upon availability.

2 Responses

  1. Ron Richard Says:

    I have a Model A Ford ( 1928) roadster that the Marriage Certificate of Mina and Thomas was found in. Green with a white top, I am looking to find more authenticity of the original owner. This vehicle has been in storage for about 30 years. I would love to know more about this vehicle or how I can authenticate the Edisons’ ownership of it. Thank you for doing what you can about this vehicle.

    Posted on March 3rd, 2011 at 7:02 pm

  2. Edison & Ford Winter Estates Says:

    Hi Ron,
    I will forward this message on to our curatorial department. Thank you for contacting us!

    Posted on March 4th, 2011 at 12:54 pm

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