A Virtual Tour of Everglades City
BIRTHPLACE OF COLLIER COUNTY
Explore the unique history of this island city in the heart of the Everglades. Established as a company town in 1923 by advertising tycoon Barron Gift Collier, Everglades City retains the pioneering spirit and rugged character of its original settlers who came here in the late 1800s. Take a stroll through the town's rich history - illustrated with vintage and modern photographs, written descriptions and narration by the manager of Museum of the Everglades. Enjoy your adventure.
Credits: Special thanks to Friends of Museum of the Everglades, whose publication "Historic Buildings around Everglades City" has been an invaluable resource.