Veterans get in Free on Veterans Day at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

10/27/2017

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Chris Pendleton, president & CEO
Lisa Wilson, public relations coordinator
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       Veterans get in Free on Veterans Day at Edison & Ford Winter Estates
 FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 27, 2017) To honor the men and women who have served our country, Edison & Ford Winter Estates is offering free admission to United States veterans and their families on Veterans Day, November 11. Free admission includes an audio tour of the historic homes, gardens, laboratory and museum. 
Patriotic bunting is displayed on Thomas Edison's winter estate home.
Veterans will also receive a 10% discount on items purchased in the Museum Store, Ford Cottage Shoppe and the Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower Shops.

To receive free admission, veterans must present a VA identification card or their DD214 papers. Current servicemen and women presenting an active military ID are admitted free every day.

 ### Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Edison Ford has been awarded the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures," a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. Recently, the Edison Botanical Laboratory was designated as a National Historic Chemical Landmark.