Henry Ford in Florida
September 13 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the Collier Museum at Government Center for a talk by Brent Newman, Chief Curator at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. He will be discussing Henry Ford and his time and activities in Florida. The automotive innovator purchased his Ft. Myers home, “the Mangoes,” in 1916. Along with his friends Thomas Edison, John Burroughs, and Harvey Firestone, Ford enjoyed exploring, camping, and traveling around Southwest Florida. Come to this free lecture to learn more about our local connection to automotive history.