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

Museum Building

Circa 1922

 
 
Museum Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, December 1, 2016
1. Museum Building Marker
Inscription. One of three remaining historical buildings on Brickell Avenue, the first commercial street in the City of Fort Lauderdale, constructed between 1924 and 1926, the building was used primarily as a furniture store (as Pace Furniture then Rhodes Furniture) and later occupied by the Broward Plasma Corporation until 1984 when the Broward School Board purchased the property for use as the County Archeological Museum.
 
Location. 26° 7.213′ N, 80° 8.677′ W. Marker is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward County. Marker is on Southwest 1st Avenue south of Southwest 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale FL 33301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Oliver Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Fort Lauderdale Village (about 600 feet away); Replica 1899 School House (about 600 feet away); Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (approx. half a mile away); The Stranahan House (approx. half a mile away); Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan (approx. half a mile away); The Lewis Family (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lauderdale.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Museum Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, November 17, 2016
2. Museum Building Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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