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Fort Myers Then and Now

Fort Myers, Florida is known as the "City of Palms" due to its abundance of tall, graceful palm trees. This destination resort has been a winter refuge for the rich and famous for generations. Indeed, two of the city's most famous attractions are Seminole Lodge, the winter home of Thomas Edison, and The Mangoes, one of Henry Ford's residences in the colder months. Travel in those days could be quite a trial, but now, tourists headed for their vacation homes in Fort Myers can arrive by plane, conveniently landing at Southwest Florida International Airport, which is a short distance to the southeast in the city of South Fort Myers.

History buffs will find much to explore in Fort Myers. Originally constructed as a military installation to fight the native Seminole Indians, the fort was left empty for years until the Union Army needed it during the Civil War. An 1865 battle took place here, between the northern army and three units from the Florida militia along with Confederate forces. This event has gone down in history as the Battle of Fort Myers.

The construction of the Royal Palm Hotel in 1898 marked the city's beginning as a resort destination, providing a warm climate during the winter months. Today, spring is also an excellent time to visit the city, especially if you are a baseball fan; both the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins use this city as a headquarters for their spring training efforts.

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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    JUST MINUTES FROM ALL BEACHES IN SOUTH WEST FT MYERS THIS NEW SPACIOUS FIRST FLOOR COACH HOME SITS ON NATURE PERSERVE GATED COMMUNITY CLUB HOUSE POOL AND MORE EXCUTIVE STYLE LIVING TOP QUALITY
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    Just minutes from ft myers sanibel this condo sits on tropical ground that gives you a paradise feeling that sits on a nature perserve view, and just a walk from 235 acre nature perserve lakes parks and so close to all b...
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    THE BALLAMAR THIS BEAUTIFUL 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH WELL FURNISHED CONDO IS JUST MINUTES FROM THE GATE OF SANIBEL
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    JUST MINUTES FROM SANIBEL THIS FIRST FLOOR 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH SPACIOUS COACHHOME HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER WELL FURNISHED WITH A TROPICAL TASTE ALL ROOM ARE LARGE AND SPACIOUS SITS ON GATED COMMUNITY WITH CLUB HOUSE POOL WORKOU...
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    This is a 2 year old home located on the 3rd hole of the Westminister Golf Course
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    TOP FLORIDA''s Villa Sail Harbour in Fort Myers! Awesome 2-bedroom Townhome in close proximity to Beaches, Shopping, Dining! Book it now - you will be glad you did!
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    TOP FLORIDA''s Villa Coconut Cay in Fort Myers, Florida. Exclusive gated community! Awesome 4-bedroom Villa, private pool and spa! Book it now - you will be glad you did!
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    • Private Swimming-Pool • Two A/C units - Cental Air and 2nd unit for extra cool • If you rent a boat: Backyard boat access waterway to the Gulf • Restaurants and Nightlive in walking distance &bul...
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    • 3 1/2 miles to the next Beach • Next Beach is the popular Time Square with Pier • Bicycles are included • Access to large Swimming-Pool • Access to Outdoor Whirlpool/Hot-Tub • Restaurant w...
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    • 3 1/2 miles to the next Beach • Next Beach is the popular Time Square with Pier • Bicycles included • Large Swimming-Pool • Access to Outdoor Whirlpool/Hot-Tub • Restaurant within 2 min. w...
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    • 3 1/2 miles to the next Beach • Next Beach is the popular Time Square with Pier • Bicycles are included • Access to Large Swimming-Pool • Outdoor Whirlpool/Hot-Tub • Restaurant within 2 mi...
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    • 3 1/2 miles to the next Beach • Next Beach is the popular Time Square with Pier • Bicycles are included for free • Access to Large Swimming-Pool • Outdoor Whirlpool/Hot-Tub • Restaurant wi...
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    As soon as you open the front door to the Wischis Florida Home E Beach Pebble, you will feel at home. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, patio, and a heated pool.
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    As soon as you open the front door to the Wischis Florida Condo - Sanibel Pearl, you will feel at home. The condo has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large balcony with ocean view.
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  • Fort Myers, Florida
    As soon as you open the front door to the Wischis Florida Home E White Sands, you will feel at home. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, patio, and a heated pool.
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Posted by jo easland on Wednesday, March 28, 2007
 
Get away from the 8-lane highways and 10 minute waits at the intersection ! The Gardens at Beachwalk is perfectly situated within walking/biking distance to all the conveniences you could need and the gulf coast and Fort Myers Beach are just a straight shot down San Carlos Blvd only 25 minutes if you use our bikes !