The Caloosahatchee Manuscripts - Ft. Myers, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers
N 26° 38.714 W 081° 52.109
17R E 413562 N 2947436
Quick Description: A light sculpture located at the NE corner of 1st Street and Jackson Street in downtown Ft. Myers, Florida in front of the historic Florida Federal Building (now the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center).
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 12/23/2008 4:03:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM5DNP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member riston2
Views: 65

Long Description:
This light sculpture was completed in 2001 and was created by Jim Sandborn. The nearby plaque states, in part: "From 1927-1931 Thomas A. Edison studied and tested 13,000-17,000 species of plants for their suitability in the manufacture of a domestic source of rubber. The plants listed (in Latin) on this cylinder were collected in the Fort Myers area and throughout the state of Florida. A listing of the English common names of these plant is as follows: ..."

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Feature Type: Artificial

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