Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fort Lauderdale Beaches Wade-Ins
Erected 2011 by The City of Fort Lauderdale, The Florida Department of State. (Marker
Location. 26° 7.154′ N, 80° 6.271′ W. Marker is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Fort Lauderdale Blvd. (Florida Route 1A) and E. Las Olas Blvd., on the right when traveling north on S. Fort Lauderdale Blvd.. Click for map. Located directly to the right of the 1911-2011 Fort Lauderdale "100" centennial sign. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lauderdale FL 33304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Haulover (approx. 0.4 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Old Fort Lauderdale Village (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Lewis Family (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mackey Airlines, Inc. (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old Davie School (approx. 9 miles away); Museum of Coral Springs History (approx. 14.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Sun Sentinel Article: Marker will commemorate 1961 Fort Lauderdale beach wade-in. News article written by Scott Wyman for publication on July 13, 2010. (Submitted on December 17, 2012, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Ft. Lauderdale Marks Anniversary Of End Of Beach Segregation. CBS Miami report of 50th anniversary of desegregation event on July 4, 2011. (Submitted on December 17, 2012, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bob Marshall of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 898 times since then and 146 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 4. submitted on , by Bob Marshall of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.