History Fort Lauderdale has postponed two upcoming public events in light of local and state recommendations surrounding COVID-19 concerns. The health, safety and well-being of History Fort Lauderdale guests, staff and community partners remains a top priority.

The 25th annual History Makers fundraiser honoring The Denison Family (Broward Marine) and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), set for March 31 at the Superyacht Pavilion at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, will be postponed and rescheduled for later in the year.

The exclusive complimentary opportunity to meet award-winning “Fly, Fly Away” (Piñata Publishing; ISBN 978-0-9809163-6-2) author Pamela Bauer Mueller on Monday, March 23 in The New River Inn has been postponed until October.

History Fort Lauderdale will continue to monitor the COVID-19 progress and comply with additional measures and recommendations as set forth by local, state and federal health and government officials.

History Fort Lauderdale remains open and is still welcoming visitors to the museums during regular business hours of 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Hoch Library remains open for research Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

In compliance with CDC recommendations, it is taking extra precautions to ensure a safe environment. These protocols include an increased and conscientious effort to disinfect and sanitize common area surfaces, exhibits and high-traffic areas multiple times throughout the day.

Visitors are asked to exercise best judgement and preventative care when planning a trip to History Fort Lauderdale. This includes frequent handwashing, using hand sanitizer and avoiding touching the face. Self-care and the protection of public health is mandatory by staying home if guests feel sick or have been exposed to anyone with COVID-19.