Southwest Florida history and century-old architecture will be showcased in Fort Myers this spring as residents of historic Dean Park open their homes to the public for the first time in over a decade. The House Tour will be held from 12 noon until 4 pm, Saturday, March 24, 2018, with the next day as a rain date.
The six homes featured on the House Tour will be:
- “Shangri-La,” the home of Frank H. Tichenor & Laura B. Tichenor (1922) at 1525 Palm Avenue
- The home of Judge George W. Whitehurst & Myra F. Whitehurst (1921) at 2740 Providence Street
- The home of Charles L. Greer & Leo Virginia Greer (1924) at 2759 Michigan Avenue
- The home of Virgil C. Robb & Ellen S. Robb (1920) at 2721 Rhode Island Avenue
- The cottage of Annie D. Allred (circa 1930) at 2770 Rhode Island
- The home of Dr. Gordon F. Henry & Esther C. Henry (1919) at 2706 First Street
Tickets are $20 in advance. Tickets will also be sold at the “Triangle,” the small park at the intersection of Providence and Rhode Island, for $25 on the day of the tour.
Check in at the “Triangle” on the day of the tour to receive your tour booklet, which also serves as your ticket to the homes. Visitors will also be treated to refreshments under the banyan tree at 2721 Rhode Island Avenue and iced tea on the back patio at 2740 Providence Street.