A popular spot for kayaking and camping, Koreshan State Park also boasts a pretty wacky history. It seems in the late 1800s the leader of a religious sect convinced 200 or so of his Chicago followers to move to Florida.

The Wacky History of Koreshan State Park

Lee County just made a major buy when it comes to conservation. Commissioners recently unanimously approved spending $860,000 to buy the final privately-owned piece of land on Mound Key. It’s part of the Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition Program.

Lee County Buys Mound Key Parcel For Conservation

While Bonita Springs offers some impressive new construction homes for buyers to choose from, it’s also the site of several historic homes. It’s that selection of homes that has some preservationists hard at work.

Historic Homes in Bonita Springs

Statue of Thomas Edison in Old Fort Myers

Complete with gardens, a museum and historic homes, the Ford & Edison Winter Estates provide the perfect excuse to take a stroll back in history. Located along McGregor Boulevard in Downtown Fort Myers, the estates combine to form one of the nation’s most visited historic home sites.

Rediscover History at the Ford & Edison Winter Estates

sanibel historical museum and village

For a taste of the history of Sanibel Island, consider at visit to the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. Not only is it a place to celebrate the island’s history, but also to give a better understanding of its present and potentially its future. Dedicated to telling the story of[…]

Celebrate Island History at the Sanibel Museum