Estero Historical society

Est. 1999

Support Appreciated

Please remember even though we have been closed, we still have to pay utilities, insurance, etc. so any donations you might be able to send are greatly appreciated.

Funded by a Grant from

Walmart foundation

EHS has been granted $4,000 in funds from our local Walmart here in Estero. This is for use in updating our website, as well as Program Enhancements using Technology at the Cottage. We thank Walmart so very much for this grant .

Current Status

The Cottage & School will open on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm beginning November 10. For the safety of the everyone, all COVID-19 regulations including wearing masks will be followed.  You can make reservations online or by calling the Cottage at 239.272.1911 for personal tours for up to six persons. 

Please see listed in-person events for upcoming dates.

Seeking Volunteers

The Estero Historical Society’s purpose is to learn, preserve, and teach the unique and rich history of Estero, assuring a strong sense of community identity. Its vision is to secure a rich historical legacy for future Estero generations.

To achieve our mission, we currently need volunteers. People with talent, desire, or experience to contribute to the following positions: Archivist/Librarian; Copywriter/Editor; and Docent.

For Job Descriptions and a sign-up form, see our Volunteer page.


An Annual Membership is from January to December.  Your dues to renew for the following year are to be paid by December 31st of each year, allowing you to take advantage of a full year of membership.

We have two ways for you to renew: You may pay online OR click on the application under Join and print the one which pertains to you.  You may mail it to us at EHS, P.O.B. 1314, Estero, FL 33929.

The same application is used to renew or if you have a brand new membership.

Upcoming Events

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Our Business Supporters

Amore Jewelers

Amoré Jewelers

24600 S Tamiami Trail
Bonita Springs, FL 34134

Bonita Video

Estero, FL 33928

Estero River Outfitters

Estero River Outfitters

20991 S Tamiami Trail
Estero, FL 33928

Florida Blue

Florida Blue

8041 Plaza Del Lago Drive
Estero, FL 33928


O’Donnell Landscaping

4291 Williams Road
Estero, FL 33928

Village of Estero logo

Village of Estero

9401 Corkscrew Palms Circle
Estero, Fl 33928


Estero Chamber of Commerce

21115 Design Parc
Estero  33928




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Papyrus Document & Design

5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd #374
Fort Myers, Fl 33907

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Email Address

Phone Number



Estero Historical Society
P.O. Box 1314
Estero, Fl 33929


9285 Corkscrew Palms Blvd
Estero, FL 33928

Inside Estero Community Park