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Everglades Wonder Gardens to close it's doors Sunday

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Old brochure - booklet cover

Bill and Lester Piper's Everglades Wonder Gardens Old brochure - booklet cover

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  • Lester Piper at the Everglades Wonder Gardens
  • While signs such as the ones which advertise for Everglades Wonder Gardens along Old 41 in Bonita Springs are grandfathered in, new sign restrictions means those types of signs as well as others may be a thing of the past .  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Everglades Wonder Gardens
1950's
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  • Despite the tough economic times in Bonita Springs, Wonder Gardens off of Old 41 has continued to flourish even in the off season.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Lester Piper walks a Panther at Everglades Wonder Gardens.
  • Lucille and holds an otter at Everglades Wonder Gardens.
  • Wonder Gardens, a long-time resident along the Old 41 corridor in Bonita Springs, is now for sale to the highest bidder.  It has been a popular fixture and attraction for visitors to the area for 75 years.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Lester Piper with an eagle at Everglades Wonder Gardens.
  • Olivia Grimm, 5, center, and her brother Jonny Grimm, 3, visit slider turtles at the Everglades Wonder Gardens on Tuesday in Bonita Springs. After several months of uncertainty about the Everglades Wonder Gardens, owner David Piper and his employees are preparing for another season with no intentions of selling the land. Piper said he received two offers for the site but didn't feel either was the right price. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Lester Piper with an eagle at Everglades Wonder Gardens.
  • Despite the tough economic times in Bonita Springs, Wonder Gardens off of Old 41 has continued to flourish even in the off season.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Despite the tough economic times in Bonita Springs, Wonder Gardens off of Old 41 has continued to flourish even in the off season.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Everglades Wonder Gardens
Lester Piper
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  • Everglades Wonder Gardens, 1939
  • Bill and Lester Piper's Everglades Wonder Gardens
Old brochure - booklet cover

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