Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Images of America Series)

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Like many Sun Belt cities, Fort Lauderdale has experienced phenomenal growth over the past several decades. Once a wilderness home for the Seminole Indians and a few hardy pioneers, the small community grew up around Frank Stranahan's successful trading post, a convenient stop for hunters, fishermen, and sightseers preparing to head into the Everglades. But much more was in store for this rugged outback camp. Surveying Fort Lauderdale's fascinating history chronologically, this pictorial retrospective begins ...
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Overview


Like many Sun Belt cities, Fort Lauderdale has experienced phenomenal growth over the past several decades. Once a wilderness home for the Seminole Indians and a few hardy pioneers, the small community grew up around Frank Stranahan's successful trading post, a convenient stop for hunters, fishermen, and sightseers preparing to head into the Everglades. But much more was in store for this rugged outback camp. Surveying Fort Lauderdale's fascinating history chronologically, this pictorial retrospective begins with the 1890s, a time when this part of the country was still part of America's frontier, isolated and wild. With the coming of the railroad and the twentieth century, an agricultural economy developed, and, soon, the Florida land boom would bring thousands of new settlers to the area. Fort Lauderdale's glistening beaches and comfortable climate earned the city an early reputation as a tourist town and, eventually, as a Spring Break mecca.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738542027
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 682,163
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Drawing upon the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society's extensive photographic collections, authors Susan Gillis and Daniel T. Hobby have selected a variety of images that highlight the local history from the 1890s through the 1960s. The vintage views of the people, places, and events found in Fort Lauderdale capture the unique spirit of a bustling modern city with a proud and distinct heritage.
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