• Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/elskamp/4280075887/">Edison Laboratory</a> by Pieter Bas Elskamp<br />
  • Photo: By Ebyabe [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
  • Photo: Celso Diniz / Shutterstock

Fort Myers

The city core lies inland along the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, a half hour from the nearest beach. The town is best known as the winter home of inventors Thomas A. Edison and Henry Ford.


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