Heitman, Gilmer, House - Fort Myers, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member crackergals
N 26° 38.932 W 081° 51.727
17R E 414198 N 2947834
Quick Description: 2577 First Street.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2009 4:08:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM5ZZW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 10

Long Description:
Built 1908. Late Victorian/Queen Anne. The Gilmer Heitman House is one of only three surviving, stately early-twentieth century residences that once lined the Caoloosahatchee riverfront near the city’s commercial core. The home was built for Gilmer Heitman, Sr., who played an important role in the commercial development of Fort. Myers. The structure is a significant local example of Queen Anne style and is one of the largest and most elaborate early 20th century residences in Fort Myers. Private.
From The Florida Division of Historical Resources
Street address:
2577 1st Street
Fort Myers, FL USA

County / Borough / Parish: Lee County

Year listed: 1996

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Private Residence

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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