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Empire of the Everglades Exhibit

Date: 06/30/2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:  Show map
History Museum Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2 Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States
Contact: Sharon Dyer
Phone: 954-463-4431

3-D objects from the Broward County Historical Collection & History Museum Fort Lauderdale are combined with photographic images from the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society's Collection to trace the 1906-1912 New River Canal dredging commissioned by Governor Broward. Historians agree that this engineering project was the most signficant event in early Broward County history. The exhibit includes aq teimline of Governor Broward's life and its intersection with Broward County as we celebrate the County's Centennial which bears the Governor's name.