Banyan tree by Thomas Edison's house in Fort Myers, Florida.

Banyan tree by Thomas Edison's house in Fort Myers, Florida.


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  • COM01942

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  • 19--

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  • Edison-Ford Winter Estates is a combination of the historic winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. It features the Edison Botanical Gardens, the Edison Rubber Laboratory, and the Edison Museum.
  • Sign reads, "Given to Edison by Firestone in 1925. Circumference of aerial roots 390 ft."
  • The tree was brought from India in a butter tub and was 2" in diameter and four feet high when given by Harvey Firestone and planted by Edison in 1925. It is a member of the rubber family.

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  • 1 slide - col.

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Banyan tree by Thomas Edison's house in Fort Myers, Florida.
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Banyan tree by Thomas Edison's house in Fort Myers, Florida. 19--. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/92761>, accessed 17 December 2018.

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Banyan tree by Thomas Edison's house in Fort Myers, Florida. 19--. Color slide. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Dec. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/92761>.

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