Sat, Dec 02|
Historic McSwain Home & Gardens
[Test] Downtown Landmarks tour, including the McSwain Home
Explore the our town's rich history on our Downtown Landmarks tour, where you'll journey through time while visiting iconic sites like the historic McSwain Home. Discover the stories and secrets that have shaped our community, brought to life by our knowledgeable guide.
Time & Location
Dec 02, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Historic McSwain Home & Gardens, 27451 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135, USA
About the event
Walk through historic downtown with your local guides and listen to the stories of early Bonita Springs. See and learn about the people and places that once were at the center of Bonita Springs commerce and social life along the Tamiami Trail and the Imperial River. Features the Liles Hotel History Center, Artist Cottages, Imperial River, Riverside Park, the Banyan Tree, Savannah's, Engels Bike Shop, Bensons Groceries, the Reality Building, Shear Unity Spa, First Baptist Church, the new downtown clock and the Art & Public Places murals, the Historical Society's 1915 McSwain Home, and more. Learn about the Tin Canners, the Home of the Tiger Snook, and lost buildings like Doc Baird's Camp, Eagle Hotel, Bonita Court, the Pavilion and Community Center, the Wayside Inn, Post Office, Lawhon's Grocery, etc. Start/End at Liles Hotel History Center in Riverside Park. Total walk distance is about 1 miles and tour duration of 1.5 to 2 hours. Meet at 10am at the Liles Hotel, 27300 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135.
We greatly thank the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau for grant funds to help promote this downtown cultural activity!
- Sale ends: Nov 30, 4:00 PM
Early Bird$25.00Tax: +$1.63 Sales Tax+$0.67 service fee