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The Stranahan House in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Distance from city center: 2mi
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added on the 14th of September, 2010
Built by Florida's first white settler, Frank Stranahan, in 1901, the building is the city's most oldest residential houses. It has a beautiful and simple 'frontier' architecture, and through the years served as a post office, town hall and even a general store.

Nowadays the place was turned into a museum, where photos of old Florida can be found among other objects belonging to the pioneers and 19th century residents. It is a historical sight worth visiting, not just because for educational purposes but for a better understanding of history and life in the early years.

335 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

Admission $12 Adults, $7 Child

Opening Hours:
Open on weekdays between 9:30am-4:30pm

On the web:

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