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Ford Thunderbird Exhibition

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On April 1st

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  • April 4, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

      The Edison & Ford Winter Estates will be hosting the Ford Thunderbird Exhibition. Thunderbirds, or T-Birds, as they are affectionately known from all eras, will be displayed on the historic, riverside property of Henry Ford. Owners will be on hand to visit with guests and answer questions.

thunderbird red      The Ford Thunderbird lives on in the hearts of so many people, in the garages of collectors and in the memories of millions. At one of the most beautiful sites in Fort Myers, this is a fitting tribute to the legacy of the American automobile and Henry Ford.

The history of the Thunderbird has included two-seaters, roadsters, convertibles and four-door models, hardtops and sedans, more than 4 million of them. Over the years there have been several different models, but the nostalgia has never waned.

A portion of the proceeds from the Thunderbird show will benefit the restoration of the antique car collection of Edison Ford. Visitors can look forward to:

  • “Henry and Clara Ford” leading informal tours throughout the event
  • Thunderbird Car Talks
  • Everglades BBQ for purchase at the Ford Cottage Lawn
  • Live Music

thunderbird white     Thunderbird owners can register their car for this special show by calling Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419. There is no fee for registration.

Admission to the Thunderbird show: Edison Ford Members FREE; non-members $20 adults, $11 children and includes an audio tour, as well as admission to see the homes, gardens, laboratory and museum.

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