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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.

Estero Forever Foundation Presents Check to Estero Historical Society

The Estero Forever Foundation presented the Estero Historical Society with a check for $5,000 on December 29, 2020. Click the photo to view the gallery.

EsteroLife Magazine Covers 20 Years of EHS

Celebrating Estero History: Estero Historical Society Marks 20 Years 2, 2020 Estero’s resident historian, Marlene Fernandez, has lived in Estero for 64 years...

Media Release – Early Estero Book

Estero Historical Society Announces New Coffee Table Book Book contains the History of Early Estero Estero Fla- (October 10, 2019)- The Estero Historical Society ( EHS) announces availability of “Early Estero” a book written by Quentin Quesnell with input from local...

1925 Orange Blossom Special

The Orange Blossom Special was a deluxe passenger train on the Seaboard Air Line Railroad and connecting railroads between New York City and Miami in the United States. It usually (always?) ran winter only, around December to April. It covered 1372 miles on the...

Event Archive

Essay Contest ~

The contest kicked off January 1 and is open to any student living in Estero,  including home-schooled and private school students, who may obtain a copy of the guidelines from the EHS website or contacting: or   239-949-1518. Winners to be...

Celebrating Mimi 2014

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Estero Historical Society celebrated the life of founder Mimi Straub with a birthday party in her memory at Estero Community Park.

Canning Presentation

“Canning at Home”        by Terri “Sunny” Molle LLC Celia Hill from the IFAS Extension Ag Sciences of the University of Florida, took us step by step through Canning at Home, providing a slide presentation and a hands on canning session in the kitchen of the Cottage. ...

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


9285 Corkscrew Palms Blvd
Estero, FL 33928

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