The History of Fort Myers

One of the most popular destinations in South Florida for both travelers as well as those looking to relocate, Fort Myers has a long and interesting history. What is now a bustling city was originally one of the first forts constructed along the Caloosahatchee River to provide protection for incoming settlers from the native Seminole Indians. In the fall of 1841, the fort was destroyed by a hurricane. A new fort was later constructed Continue reading