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President’s Update ~ Chris Pendleton, President & CEO

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On March 7th

president update     The construction project for the Museum West Porch is underway with an official “ground breaking” on Thomas Edison Birthday. Edison Ford Trustees were joined by City of Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson and Councilman Mike Flanders.

presidents update march 2014 groundbreakingConstruction is expected to continue for the next three months and finish just in time for the June rainy season.

Other activities ahead include the commemoration of a time capsule for the Porch. This will include photos of the Edison’s original plans for a Museum as well as photos, artifacts and memorabilia of today’s exhibits for future generations to understand the evolution and history of the Edison Ford Museum during the past 50 years.

Some of our favorite activities these days center on our website, which is mobile ready and can be found at www.edisonfordwinterestates.org. Our social media spots include:

  • Facebook:  Facebook.com/EFWEFLA
  • Twitter:  @EdisonFordFL
  • Instagram:  EdisonFordFL
  • Pinterest:  EdisonFordFL
  • Wedding blog:  http://www.historicfloridawedding.com
  • Garden blog:  http://www.tropicalfloridagardens.com
  • Edison Ford blog:  http://www.edisonfordwinterestatesblog.compresidents update march 2014 edison statue and egret

Please join us, “Like Us”, “Follow Us”, “Pin Us” and keep connected with Edison Ford on social media. Here is one of my favorite photos found on Facebook of Thomas Edison at his banyan tree with our resident snowy egret, who I call “Thomas” because he follows the tours and is always inspecting his estate.













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