- Wednesdays – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Every week we will focus on a historical artifact from the Edison and Ford era including furniture, turkey platter, inventions, clothing, machinery, books, etc. The topics will vary monthly so you can focus on your interests:
- November 4 – Titans of Film: From Edison to Titanic Filmmakers. Learn the story behind the sinking of the Titanic, its impact on maritime safety, and how filmmakers recreated the nautical disaster with FGCU Intern Diana Ramirez and Chief Curator Mike Cosden.
- November 11 – Unique Phonographs in the Estates Collection. Explore several of the most unusual, rare and remarkable phonographs owned by Edison Ford with Registrar Matt Andres.
- November 18 – The iconic Model T. A discussion of one of the best selling vehicles of all: the Ford Model T with Automotive Curator James Moss.
- November 25 – “Talking Turkey.” For years, the turkey platter owned by the Edisons has been a favorite object of visitors. Assistant Curator Brent Newman will discuss the relevance of this artifact, and other unusual artifacts.
Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE; non-members included with museum or estates admission.