On Monday, March 26, 2012 members of the Estero Historical Society enjoyed a private tour of the Fort Myers Beach Mound House.

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Mound House is the site of a 2,000 year old Calusa Indian Shell Mound and the William H. Case house which represents the oldest standing structure on Estero Island dating 1906-1921. Newton Park is a beach front property and historic home rich in island history associated with Jim and Ellie Newton whose extensive friendships with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone and Charles Lindbergh are recorded in Jim Newton’s book, “Uncommon Friends”.