Edison Ford Winter Estates February 5th 2011 We stopped here on the way to Pensacola, FL and spent several hours exploring the two estates. Thomas Edison bought his estate with 13 acres and two homes that were built. His original plan was to share it with his good friend and business partner Ezra Gilliland who bought the house and 4 acres that were on the south end of the property. Soon after Edison discovered that Mr Gilliland had sold rig ... read more
North America » United States » Florida » Fort Myers Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
We are beginning our Great Escape part 1 around the USA from December 27th 2010 to August 18th 2011 when we arrive home for a short break and a wedding...
The goal is to see as much of the United States as possible within this time frame and make it back in one piece.
The travellers are Bob, Kam, Chris (Kam's 13 yr old son) and our English setter puppy Casper which at the start of the trip will be 6 months old.
The vehicle a Ford F450 duelly pulling a 40 ft bath and a half bunkhouse.
The challenge to survive on the road homeschooling Chris with many of our worldly items in storage and ... full info