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By Susan Gillis,Daniel T. Hobby

Like many sunlight Belt towns, citadel Lauderdale has skilled extraordinary development during the last a number of many years. as soon as a desolate tract domestic for the Seminole Indians and some hardy pioneers, the small group grew up round Frank Stranahan’s winning buying and selling submit, a handy cease for hunters, fishermen, and sightseers getting ready to move into the Everglades. yet even more was once in shop for this rugged outback camp. Surveying citadel Lauderdale’s interesting background chronologically, this pictorial retrospective starts off with the Nineties, a time whilst this a part of the rustic used to be nonetheless a part of America’s frontier, remoted and wild. With the arriving of the railroad and the 20 th century, an agricultural financial system constructed, and, quickly, the Florida land increase might deliver hundreds of thousands of latest settlers to the realm. castle Lauderdale’s glistening seashores and comfy weather earned the town an
early recognition as a vacationer city and, finally, as a Spring holiday mecca.

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