Thomas Edison's Fort Myers Lab
Thomas Edisons Fort Myers Lab, "Natures Workshop" built in 1885, was used by Thomas Edison as a winter workshop
from 1885 to 1928 in Fort Myers, Florida. In the 1920s, Edison and his staff of botanists and chemists developed
the techniques of synthetic rubber production from goldenrod by conducted a number of experiments in botanical
science while searching for alternate sources for rubber.
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