CITY OF FORT MYERS - BURROUGHS HOME

FORT MYERS, FL

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The City of Fort Myers – Burroughs Home is located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Florida. This historic site is a two-story, Mediterranean Revival style house built in 1901 by Colonel Nathaniel and Mary B. Burroughs. The home was the first masonry residence in Fort Myers and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Burroughs Home offers a glimpse into the lives of Fort Myers’ first settlers. From the moment visitors step onto the property, they are taken back in time to the early 1900s. The home’s exterior features a stucco façade, a red-tiled hip roof and a two-story wrap-around porch. Inside, guests will find a mix of period furnishings and antiques, including furniture, art, and artifacts dating back to the early 19th century.

The home is open to the public for tours and private events. Tour guides are available to provide visitors with an in-depth look at the home’s history and its many features. Additionally, the grounds of the home feature lush gardens, a gazebo and a walking path for visitors to explore.

The City of Fort Myers – Burroughs Home is an important part of Fort Myers’ history and provides visitors with an insightful look into the past. From its unique architecture to its period furnishings, the home is sure to delight and educate all who stop by.

CITY OF FORT MYERS - BURROUGHS HOME is a Historical Societies, Historic Preservation in FORT MYERS FL. US MID #8401200222

The museum is classed as HSC (Historical Societies, Historic Preservation). It comes under American Alliance of Museums (AAM) region: Southeastern (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia).

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CITY OF FORT MYERS - BURROUGHS HOME

FORT MYERS
FL
33902-2217

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MID # 8401200222
Name CITY OF FORT MYERS - BURROUGHS HOME
Alternate Name CITY OF FORT MYERS - BURROUGHS HOME
Classification Historical Societies, Historic Preservation, , Southeastern
Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)
NTEECC
Tax period of the latest return filed (YYYYMM)
INCOME 0
REVENUE 0
LAT/LONG 26.602127, -81.861698
CODES FIPS State Code: 12
FIPS County Code: 071
US Census Tract: 001102
US Census Block: 2004