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Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan

 
 
Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, December 1, 2016
1. Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan Marker
Inscription. Born at White Springs, Florida, on the banks of the Suwannee River, came to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1899 as the town's first school teacher. She married Frank Stranahan in 1900 and lived at the Indian Trading Post on New River, where she remained all of her adult life.

As founder of the "Friends of the Seminoles," she sponsored the education and welfare of the Indians for more than fifty years.
 
Erected 1967 by Himmarshee Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 26° 7.115′ N, 80° 8.241′ W. Marker is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Southeast 6th Ave and Southeast 4th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. In front of the Stranahan House Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 335 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (a few steps from this marker); The Stranahan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliver Building
Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, December 1, 2016
2. Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonial Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Museum Building (approx. half a mile away); Old Fort Lauderdale Village (approx. half a mile away); Replica 1899 School House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lauderdale.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Stranahan House Museum. (Submitted on December 12, 2016.)
 
Categories. EducationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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