Southwest Florida Historical Society

Historic Exhibits in the Lobby

Each month the SWFLHS has a featured historical display in the entrance lobby to the Society. These displays may feature a local pioneering family, business or legal records. It is open to the public at no charge during our hours of operation.

Current Exhibit

“Sons of Confederate Veterans Iron Cross Ceremony” Exhibit is now at the SWFLHS for the months of June and July. The exhibit displays information on the Iron Cross Ceremony, photos from the recent ceremony held at the Frierson/Hendry Cemetery in Fort Myers, and storyboards on some of the members receiving the Iron Cross.

The SWFLHS is open on Wednesdays from 9 to 12 and from 4 to 7, and on Saturdays from 9 to 12. There is no fee to see the exhibit.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Iron Cross Ceremony Exhibit Picture

For the most up-to-date information on upcoming exhibits and programs, please check out our Facebook page.

Example Exhibits

  • Black Neighborhood in Fort Myers
    Black History in Southwest Florida
  • KC Royals Spring Training
    History of Baseball Spring Training in Fort Myers
  • Ranch Scene Southwest Florida
    Cattle Industry in Southwest Florida



9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.


9 a.m. to 12 p.m.