Remembering Lee County: Where Winter Spends the Summer

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In this charming retrospective, Lee County native Prudy Taylor Board writes with love, respect, and wry humor as she reveals the true history of Lee County, its communities and some of its most intriguing and prominent pioneers. For example: In 1884, Fort Myers comprised 139 acres at the original site of the town that was platted into a working community. But the burgeoning town that had grown to include about 50 families did not have a newspaper. So when the opportunity to ?kidnap? an editor and his press presented itself, ...

Remembering Lee County: Where Winter Spends the Summer 2006, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596291027

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