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Historic Walking Tours

Published on Apr 30, 2013 by Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

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Hear stories about Old Fort Lauderdale and the early pioneers, learn about Henry Flagler and the Florida East Coast Railroad and visit some of the oldest buildings in the city. Tours begin at 2:30 pm in the lobby area of the New River Inn, one of the first hotels built in Fort Lauderdale. Tours take place on the first Sunday of the month through May immediately following the Sunday Jazz Brunch. Tours are open to the public and free of charge, but donations to the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society are greatly appreciated. Historian Jim Sweeney will be leading the tours. For more information contact Ellen Ferrelli at 954.463.4431 (ext. 12) or

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