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Road Scholar Elderhostel Program at Edison Ford

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On March 26th

     With more than 250 participants from around the world, Edison Ford was a featured site for the weeklong lifelong learning Elderhostel Road Scholar program this pastroad scholar month.  Scholars enjoyed a Southwest Florida experience that included stops on Sanibel Island and Downtown Fort Myers.

      Participants spent a full day at Edison Ford enjoying a Behind-the-Scenes tour inside the historic homes and laboratory with curatorial staff, learning about unique interior architecture and award winning restoration, as well as how the Edison and Ford families experienced Southwest Florida.

      Edison Ford education and historian staff presented two historic presentations “Edison at Work: Laboratories and Innovation” and “Henry Ford and Industrialization” which offered insight into the two great inventors. While at Edison Ford participants enjoyed a breakfast, lunch and refreshments as well as a tour.

 

 

 

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