Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage

Top 5% of attractions in Fort Myers
7 / 10

3 expert reviews

“Houses in 19th-century South Florida were often built of a concrete-like material made of sand and seashells called tabby mortar.”

– Fodor's

Concierge Concierge
"With cement made from sand and seashells, Palm Cottage was built in 1895 by a Louisville newspaper publisher, one of the city's founders, who spent many winters in Naples."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"The oldest home in Naples and last remaining tabby-mortar cottage in Collier County, this quaint abode was built in 1895 for Henry Watterson, the editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. " Full review