Estero Historical society

Est. 1999

Seeking Volunteers

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.

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Touring Estero History

Travel back in time. Visit Estero’s One-Room Schoolhouse and Historic Cottage Museum. Open to public Saturdays 1pm-4pm.

Private journeys thru early Estero available Tuesdays & Thursdays by appointment only. Maximum 6 persons.  $10 person. Children under 16 free. Email to make arrangements.


Gift Shop

Find the perfect gift for any age at the Estero Historic Cottage Museum Gift Shop.

There is jewelry, artwork, toys, crafts, household items, decorator pieces and fruit jams made locally from the historic Campbell’s Canning Factory recipe.

When you visit you support the local artists and craftsmen who created the fine collections available.

Open Saturdays 1pm-4pm


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.

Yesterday and Today Lecture Series

Targe and Tartan

Country Creek Country Club, 21135 Country Creek Dr
Estero, 33928 United States
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Targe and Tartan featuring Guest Speaker Jacob Winge

Find out more »
11 June 2022

News and Announcements

STAY IN THE KNOW: EHS’S April 2022 Newsletter


STAY IN THE KNOW: EHS’s March 2022 Newsletter


Community Scholarships Presentation at the Estero High School Awards Ceremony

Community Scholarships Presentation at the Estero High School Awards Ceremony On May 4th, 2021, with an invite from Career Counselor Ms. Terri Hensley and Principal Mike Amabile, 6 community leaders attended and presented the first, and hopefully annual, Estero...

Seeking Volunteers / Supplies for Summer Camp

This summer, The Estero Historical Society will be hosting Estero Recreation Center campers and are in need of Volunteers the week of June 28th, mornings, for an hour or 2.  Activities and materials are being worked. If you can help, please send an e-mail to:...

Hand sanitizer stations now available in cottage and schoolhouse

Thanks Village of Estero and Lee County for providing the Hand Sanitizing stations. We placed one in the cottage and one in the Schoolhouse.

Big Thanks To BioSweep

BioSweep Suncoast is a company providing air and surface decontamination and odor removal in an eco-friendly way.

They treated both the cottage and schoolhouse so we could open again in a safe environment. Thank you!

Estero Forever Foundation

EFF Grant

On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, the Estero Forever Foundation gave their first grant of $5,000.00 to the Estero Historical Society. This Grant will help us maintain and improve our two historic buildings located in the Estero Community Park.

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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

Estero River Outfitters

State Insurance USA

10600 Chevrolet Way #107
Estero, FL 33928



O’Donnell Landscaping

4291 Williams Road
Estero, FL 33928

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Village of Estero

9401 Corkscrew Palms Circle
Estero, Fl 33928


Estero Chamber of Commerce

21115 Design Parc
Estero  33928




Ernie Fernandez


P.O. Box 424
Estero, FL 33929

Ernie Fernandez

Ernie Fernandez

3901 Bonita Beach Rd SW # A
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
(239) 992-0800

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


9285 Corkscrew Palms Blvd
Estero, FL 33928

Inside Estero Community Park
Open Saturday   1-4 p.m.