History Fort Lauderdale Hosts Ivy Stranahan 139th Birthday Luncheon at Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club 2/24/20

History Fort Lauderdale Hosts Ivy Stranahan 139th Birthday Luncheon at Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club
Monday, 02/24/2020 – 11:30 am – 02:00 pm
Fort Lauderdale Woman's Club
20 S. Andrews Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $50 – General Admission; $100 – Friends of Ivy (includes special gift)

Celebrate the 139th birthday of city matriarch and History Fort Lauderdale and Woman’s Club foundress, Ivy Cromartie Stranahan!

As a proud steward of our community’s past helping to make our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, History Fort Lauderdale is partnering with the Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club to offer a festive luncheon in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy short presentations about Ivy’s remarkable contributions to our city and region including her role as the first local schoolteacher. The event will serve as a kick-off to Women’s History Month.

Presented by History Fort Lauderdale, bringing the stories of our 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. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

$50 – General Admission; $100 – Friends of Ivy (includes special gift); Limited seating.
Call (954) 463-4431 or reserve online at http://bit.ly/HFLStranahanLunch2020

For tickets and more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.