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The Burroughs Home & Gardens

2505 First Street, Fort Myers, FL , 33901
239-337-9505, 239-337-0706 |

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About The Burroughs Home & Gardens


The Burroughs Home is a 3-story Georgian Revival-style home built in 1901 for a wealthy businessman. This beautiful riverside home overlooks the Caloosahatchee River in Historic Downtown Fort Myers. Situated on the corner of First and Fowler, it is furnished with original family pieces and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With over two acres of oak-shaded lawn, it is an ideal setting for weddings and special business events. The Burroughs Home, it was listed with the US National Register of Historic Places in 1984 and listed as a local historic landmark on June 6, 1994 (Ordinance No. 2732). The Burroughs Home & Gardens is giving Living History Tours on Fridays at 10am call 239-337-9505 for information For more information, contact event coordinator, Christine Forbes at 239-337-0706 or email information via


Day Business Hours
Monday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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