Ft. Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Third Fort Lauderdale
This tablet marks the site of the Third "Fort Lauderdale" named in honor of Maj. Wm. Lauderdale, Cmdr. Tenn. Vol.
Built in 1839 under the command of Captain William B. Davidson during the Second Seminole War
First erected by the Himmarshee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1929 and restored in 2005
Erected 1929 by Himmarshee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
Location. 26° 6.779′ N, 80° 6.289′ W. Marker is in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seabreeze Boulevard (Florida Route A1A) and Sahia Mar. Marker is located on the beach across from the Bahia Mar who's address is 801 Seabreeze Blvd. It is mounted on an upright stone/. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lauderdale FL 33316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow fliesIndian Haulover (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Lauderdale Beaches Wade-Ins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bridge of the Isles (approx. 1.1 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Stranahan House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (approx. 2.1 miles away); Colored Beach at John U. Lloyd State Park (approx. 2.2 miles away).
Also see . . . History of Ft. Lauderdale. (Submitted on April 26, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.