FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2018) The Burroughs Home & Gardens is taking reservations and finalizing plans for its inaugural “Brunch on the River: An Inspirational Bridal Exposé” to be held on November 11, 2018 to showcase the venue’s expansive waterfront views, alongside an array of over 45 wedding professionals and services. The strolling tour will […]
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FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 17, 2017) Jennifer I. Nelson has joined the Uncommon Friends Foundation today as its new executive director. She will oversee daily operations of the Uncommon Friends Foundation, the operation and maintenance of the Burroughs Home & Gardens, and oversight of the James Newton Archives. Nelson has been in senior management positions […]
“The Victorian Fairy Painting Tea” will explore Victorians’ fascination with fairies FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 21, 2017) The historic Burroughs Home & Gardens will host its final tea party of the season on Tuesday, April 11 at 1:00 p.m. “The Victorian Fairy Painting Tea” is presented by local historical entertainer Laurie Nienhaus and will include […]
Expanded historical tour packages and tea parties add to the experience. FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 14, 2017) The historic Burroughs Home & Gardens located at 2505 First Street in downtown Fort Myers, Florida is scheduling tea parties and entertaining luncheon programs on Mona’s dancing porch. Two different entertainment program formats are available. Guests can choose […]
Historic property offers wedding and event venue unique to Southwest Florida FORT MYERS, Fla. – January 24, 2017 – The Uncommon Friends Foundation proudly announces the Gale McBride Pavilion at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens has reached the major milestone of hosting its 100th event at the facility. The 4,000 square foot riverfront venue […]
A New Twist on Tours at the Burroughs Home! For Immediate Release January 23, 2017 Fort Myers, Florida, January 27, 2017: Groups of 10 or more wishing to tour the historic Burroughs Home can now add an adventurous tea experience, with the option of one of two programs! Presented by local author, speaker, and playwright […]
Tea Adventurers & History Lovers Rejoice! For Immediate Release January 23, 2017 Fort Myers, Florida, January 27, 2017: Teatime Tuesdays with local speaker and playwright, Laurie Nienhaus, start again on Tuesday, February 14 at the Burroughs Home. Beginning at 1:00 pm, For Dark Chocolate Lovers Only will find guests sampling six different single origin dark […]
The 2016 Holiday House tour of the historic Burroughs and Langford Kingston Homes located at 2500 First Street in downtown Ft. Myers will begin December 8 at 5:00 pm with a VIP and Media Open House party and then will open to the public Friday, December 9 and run nightly through December 23 from 5:00 […]
Year-round residents to enjoy special summer weekend tour. The historic Burroughs Home & Gardens located along the downtown riverfront at 2505 First Street in Fort Myers, Florida is holding a special “Locals Appreciation Day” open house on Saturday, July 16th beginning at noon for Southwest Florida residents. Recent renovations have the historic property looking better […]
Opening Reception – February 25, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is opening a new exhibit in its library entitled, “Uncommon Friends: The James D. Newton Collection” on Thursday, February 25 with a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The reception and exhibit are open to the public and located […]
Burroughs Home & Gardens
This beautiful, riverside home sits on 2.45 acres overlooking the Caloosahatchee River in historic downtown Fort Myers. In addition to historical tours, the home is the perfect waterfront setting for your wedding, reception, private party, business meeting or family gathering.