With its mission to bring history to life by sharing the stories of Fort Lauderdale’s diverse community, History Fort Lauderdale has created an entire series of lectures from prominent authors, historians and civic leaders that highlight the challenges, achievements, and discoveries of the past that shape our present and will inform our future.
From I-95: Exit Broward Blvd., travel east on Broward toward downtown, turn right at S.W. Seventh Ave./Ave. of the Arts, turn left at S.W. 2nd St./Himmarshee, turn right before the railroad tracks onto S.W. 2nd Ave. Park in brick plaza on the right hand s
DescriptionThe New River Inn was the first working hotel in Fort Lauderdale. This 1905 historic southern plantation is located on the banks of the New River. Indoor space includes the Inn dining room and the downstairs parlor. A full IT package with screen is installed in the dining room with ability to simulcast to parlor. The New River Inn is part of a 6 building historic campus. Outdoor space can accommodate up to 250.