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Fort Lauderdale, Florida | History & Nature

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | History & Nature

Hidden among the high rise hotels and 24-hour dining spots that stretch along the A1A as it follows Florida’s eastern shore in Fort Lauderdale is 35 acres of lush land surrounding an impressive home that is as rich in history as it is in natural beauty. The Bonnet House Museum is dedicated to historic and environmental reservation, as well as to learning and creative expression. Directly across busy Sunrise Boulevard from the Bonnet House is another place to retreat from the endless action of Fort Lauderdale. The Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is Birch’s former estate and was a gift from him to the state of Florida with the goal of protecting this piece of subtropical paradise from development.

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