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Uncommon Friends names FITZENHAGEN AS DIRECTOR

Uncommon Friends names FITZENHAGEN AS DIRECTOR

The Uncommon Friends Foundation has named former Florida legislator Heather D. Fitzenhagen as its executive director. Ms. Fitzenhagen has a long career in law and politics in Florida, representing Fort Myers and the 78th District in the House of Representatives for...

Sunset picnics by the River

Sunset picnics by the River

We have partnered with local business Perfect date arrangements to provide our guest with the ultimate secluded romantic experience. Sunset picnics at the Burroughs Home and customizable for any occasion. Spend your night under the stars overlooking the Caloosahatchee River. Contact us today!

New 3D Virtual Tour of Holiday House

Visitors can now see the historic Burroughs Home decorated for the holidays like never before, thanks to Fort Myers-based 3D Interspace Solutions. The company digitally scanned the Fort Myers Woman’s Community Club’s 60th annual Holiday House using state-of-the-art,...

Burroughs Home Hosts 100th Wedding in new Pavilion

Historic property offers amazing views! 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 riverfront venue was...

60th Anniversary of Holiday House

Holiday House 2016The 2016 Holiday House tour of the historic Burroughs and Langford-Kingston homes located at 2505 and 2500 First Streets in downtown Fort Myers will begin December 8 at 5:00 p.m. with a VIP and Media Open House party and then will open to the public...

Burroughs Home Hosts “Locals Appreciation Day”

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...

“James D. Newton Collection” Opens at FGCU Library

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 in...

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