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Oct 28, 2014, 15:00 ET

"Your Home for the Holidays" At the New River Inn Museum of History in Fort Lauderdale's Historic District

As the year draws to a close, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society invites you to celebrate the season by making the New River Inn Museum of...

Oct 15, 2014, 14:30 ET

Upcoming Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Exhibits Will Highlight History, Culture and Individuality of Fort Lauderdale's Past and Present

 Just in time for the countywide celebration of Broward's centennial, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society prepares to offer a look at the...

Sep 10, 2014, 16:15 ET

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Launches the Broward 100 Lecture Series with Samuel F. Morrison's talk on the History of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center

On Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6 p.m., Fort Lauderdale Historical Society will host Samuel F. Morrison at the New River Inn Museum of History for a...

Jun 23, 2014, 19:00 ET
Patricia Coyle Zeiler - Executive Director of the Fort Historical Society (PRNewsFoto/The Fort Lauderdale Historica...)

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Welcomes New Executive Director, Patricia Coyle Zeiler

 The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society is pleased to welcome Patricia Coyle Zeiler as their new Executive Director. Photo -...

Jun 17, 2014, 15:23 ET
Michelle Williams (PRNewsFoto/Ft Lauderdale Historical Society)

Dr. Michele Williams Talks About Native Plants and How the Native Americans of South Florida Used Them to Treat Injury and Illness

 Long before hospitals and corner drug stores dispensed life-saving and pain-easing modern medicines, the Native Americans of South Florida had...

May 29, 2014, 18:10 ET
The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and the Venetian Arts Society Celebrate Seminole Culture (PRNewsFoto/Fort Lauderdale Historical Soc.)

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and the Venetian Arts Society Celebrate Seminole Culture

 The contribution of the Seminole Indians to Florida is something William Riddle thinks has been long overlooked. To correct that oversight,...

Apr 28, 2014, 14:10 ET
The dilapidated roof of the New River Inn in Fort Lauderdale  (PRNewsFoto/Ft Lauderdale Historical Society)

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Launches Fundraising Effort to Preserve the 1905 New River Inn

 The New River Inn operated for 50 years as a hotel. Now, as the main museum on the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society's campus, donations are...

Apr 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
Designed by Francis Abreu, Fort Lauderdale's most prominent architect of the 1920s, these innovative cement window grates provided a large degree of sunshade, privacy and security. (PRNewsFoto/Fort Lauderdale Historical...)

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society's New Exhibit features ways South Floridians 'Beat the Heat' Before Air Conditioning was Invented

 When we want to cool off on a sweltering South Florida summer day, we just flip a switch and crisp, cold air floods our homes and...

Mar 25, 2014, 12:59 ET

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society to Host Free Lecture by Dr. Steve Noll "South Florida's Water Past and Future"

 In less than half a century, South Florida has gone from a land of too much water to one where the valuable resource is being stretched...

Feb 12, 2014, 12:34 ET
School children visit the King-Cromartie House to learn what it was like to live in the early 1900's.  (PRNewsFoto/Fort Lauderdale Historical Society)

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Launches Fundraising Effort to Preserve King-Cromartie House

Edwin T. King built the King-Cromartie House in 1907. Now, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society needs your help to fund a new roof and keep one...

Jan 10, 2014, 16:02 ET
W. George Allen, Esq.  (PRNewsFoto/Fort Lauderdale Historical Society)

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Honors Black History Month with Free Lecture from W. George Allen, Esq.

 In honor of Black History month in February, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society has invited W. George Allen, Esq. to be February 2014's...

Dec 11, 2013, 09:53 ET
Pilot Merle Fogg and Photographer RB Hoit 1928.  (PRNewsFoto/Fort Lauderdale Historical Society)

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society To Offer New Exhibit and Special Guest Lecturer in January

 The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society has been bringing world-class programming, exhibitions and lectures right to the heart of downtown...

Nov 15, 2013, 18:28 ET
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society.  (PRNewsFoto/Fort Lauderdale Historical Society)

Celebrate the Holidays with the Ft. Lauderdale Historical Society

 Imagine experiencing authentic holiday celebrations fashioned in the style of yesteryear – events that transport kids and adults of all...