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Fort Lauderdale’s FEC Passenger Station Exhibit
Date:
April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013
Location:
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
Address:
United States
Description:
This new exhibition allows guests to take a quick look at Florida East Coast passenger service in Fort Lauderdale and investigates the importance of the passenger station to the growth of the town. For most of its inhabited history, the New River has been difficult to access. Tropical foliage and the Everglades made traveling south over land slow and tedious. When the first Florida East Coast train arrived at the north bank of the New River in 1896, Fort Lauderdale finally had a reliable, efficient connection to the rest of the country. For nearly 50 years, Fort Lauderdale’s FEC Passenger Station – once situated directly across from the New River Inn – welcomed tens of thousands of people to Fort Lauderdale.
Bartlett's Memorabilia Exhibit
Date:
January 8, 2013 9:00 am to January 13, 2013 4:00 pm
Description:
Delight in the Bartlett family memorabilia. Frederic Clay Bartlett forsook his family's hardware business and was inspired to become an artist. After graduating from Munich's prestigious Royal Academy in 1895, he returned to a prolific and prosperous career in the United States and worked on mural projects in conjunction with great American architects such as Howard Van Doren Shaw. Today his easel work can be found in the best museums including the Corcoran Gallery, the Carnegie Institute and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Tour Old Fort Lauderdale
Date:
January 8, 2013 12:00 pm to January 13, 2013 4:00 pm
Location:
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
Address:
United States
Description:
Right in the heart of Downtown, you can tour the history museum in the 1905 New River Inn, Broward’s oldest hotel building, visit our 1899 Replica Schoolhouse, see the 1907 King-Cromartie House, explore the archives at the Hoch Heritage Center and much more.  A must see for anyone visiting Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, 231 SW 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. For more information call (954) 463-4431 Ext. 12 or email education@flhc.org. Docent tours at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm