Burroughs Home & Gardens, Fort Myers

#15 of 27 in Historic Sites in Southwest Gulf Coast
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Burroughs Home and Gardens is the Perfect Historic Riverfront Venue.

Walk among live oaks and lush gardens, relax in a rocking chair on the veranda as you watch the river roll gently by....but first, join us as we share the history and colorful tales of living in one of Fort Myers' oldest homes - The Murphy-Burroughs Home.

Built in 1901, this Georgian Revival-style Mansion was the scene of many social events that hosted Fort Myers' elite; including the Edisons, Fords, and Firestones. Antique furnishings, historical artifacts, and delightful tales of growing up as the privileged daughters of wealthy businessman Nelson Burroughs and his wife Adeline await visitors who want to take a step back in time.

The Burroughs Home has come alive once again under the management of Uncommon Friends Foundation. In addition to historical tours, the home is the perfect waterfront setting for your Wedding/Reception, Private Party, Family Gathering, Company Holiday Party, Anniversary Celebration, Prom or any event you can envision!

Email events@burroughshome.com for more information on a prospective Wedding or Event!

FOR TOURS call Tera, The Burroughs Home Coordinator, at 239-337-9505 or email at tera@burroughshome.com
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  • My husband and I walked to the Holiday Home showcase with the Burroughs Home and the Langford Kingston House across the street. We went on an evening that was a little bit chilly, arrived early, and....  more »
  • I took a tour with a group of six ladies on a Thursday early afternoon. I called to obtain information and spoke with Laura who was fabulous in providing me with all the information I needed. Upon.....  more »
  • A step back in time! Beautifully preserved waterfront mansion. Fun to visit and escape the everyday hustle and bustle!!
  • Beautiful Location for a Vintage Style, Gatsby Inspired Wedding Day Or Special Events.

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