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Exploring the Mound House in Fort Myers Beach

Posted: 6:30 AM, Sep 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-10 10:45:31-04
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FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. -- Southwest Florida is rich in history and the Mound House explores the culture of the Calusa Indians, and the house sits on a 2,000 year old Calusa Shell Mound.

The Mound House is a two-story craftsman-style house. It began as a one-story, tudor-style free-standing kitchen and dining room in 1906. The house was built on top of an ancient Calusa indian shell midden mound. It's the oldest standing structure on Estero Island.

More info: https://moundhouse.org/

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