Ft. Myers Historic Downtown

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The downtown historic district runs along the Caloosahatchee River at Edwards Drive and is bordered by Monroe and Lee Streets to the north and south. Fort Myers was first established as a bulwark during the Seminole Wars which finally ended after three different campaigns in 1858. Thereafter, the city became incorporated in 1885. Although there are very few remnants of this era in the area, there is still plenty to see-and-do. From attractions like the historic Burroughs Home and Gardens or the First United Methodist Church to a plethora of bars and restaurants, there is something for all ages. Throughout the year, special events like art walks, musical acts and other happenings occur in this pedestrian-friendly district.

Location:  Downtown Historic District