Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Fort Lauderdale Village
Erected 2004 by The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and the Florida Department of State
Location. 26° 7.139′ N, 80° 8.746′ W. Marker is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward County. Marker is on SW 2nd Avenue near SW 2nd Street when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 Southwest 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis Family (approx. 0.6 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Indian Haulover (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fort Lauderdale Beaches Wade-Ins (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mackey Airlines, Inc. (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Davie School (approx. 6.7 miles away); Museum of Coral Springs History (approx. 12.5 miles away).
Regarding Old Fort Lauderdale Village. This 1905 hotel was the first property in Broward County to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is Broward’s oldest remaining hotel building, and it was constructed for owner Philemon Bryan by Edwin T. King, the area’s first contractor. Built of hollow concrete blocks made with sand barged from the beach, it set the standard for south Florida construction. The hotel, which operated until 1955, featured 24 guest rooms, a dining room, sewer and irrigation
Also see . . . Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. (Submitted on November 27, 2012, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
Additional keywords. New River Inn
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 97 times this year. Last updated on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.