Visiting Phonograph Expert to Present at Edison & Ford Winter Estates


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Chris Pendleton, President & CEO
Lisa Wilson, Public Relations Coordinator

Visiting Phonograph Expert to Present at Edison & Ford Winter Estates
FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 26, 2017) -- Edison phonograph expert, John Paul Kurdyla, will present special phonograph programs every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. through August at Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Kurdyla has one of the largest private collections of phonographs, gramophones and Edison memorabilia and is considered an expert on Edison recorded sound. 

John's expertise and engaging demonstrations have been a favorite of Edison Ford visitors for several years," said Edison Ford CEO, Chris Pendleton. 

In addition to his phonograph expertise, Kurdyla authored the book "When Music Was Magic," available only through Edison Ford.

Presentations will be held in the Music & Movies Gallery of the Edison Ford Museum and are included with admission.

For more information, visit the website at or call 239-334-7419.


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.Our mailing address is:
PO Box 2368
Fort Myers, FL  33902
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