History Fort Lauderdale is commemorating the date of December 10, 1912, when Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale received its first street lights powered-up by the Bryan Electric Company with Celebrate Light Up at New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale, 231 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale on December 10 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Presented by History Fort Lauderdale, bringing the stories of this diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.
COST: Free to members; $25 to the general public
RSVP by December 6 at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/83834171263
For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call 954-463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org.