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Ft. Lauderdale


Florida

Stranahan House

Stranahan House

Preserved turn-of-the-century house furnished with antiques of the era. Oldest structure in Broward County.
guided tour of Fort Lauderdale's historic Stranahan House is like a magical journey through time.

Experience a link to the time when the Seminole Indians made friends with a young Ohioan who came to the frontier settlement now known as Fort Lauderdale.

Imagine the young Frank Stranahan winning the hand of Ivy Cromartie and building her a home so charming and enduring it serves today as a unique museum.
The Florida vernacular style Stranahan House has served as a trading post, post office, bank and town hall. Restored to its 1913 configuration, it's a "must see" in South Florida.

Address:
Las Olas at SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

The Bonnet House

One of Fort Lauderdale's leading historic treasures. Built in 1920, Bonnet House is the legacy of Frederic Clay and Evelyn Bartlett.
The house is a reflection of the arts and architecture of Europe translated into a native Floridian home.

Named after the yellow water lily that once grew in the property's marshland, Bonnet House exemplifies the lives of the families who owned the property for nearly a century.

Address:
900 North Birch Road

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