Upcoming Events 2020

COVID-19 Precautions

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.

History Fort Lauderdale Celebrating International Women’s Month Sábados De Tertulia Series In Collaboration With Empresarias Hispanas/ Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (Ehinc)

Broward County’s First Free Hispanic Authors Series Conducted Solely in Spanish for Literary Enthusiasts

March 28, 2020 — 11am to 1pm.
New River Inn History Museum
219 SW 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
for more information please call 954-256-8690

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March 2020) - History Fort Lauderdale will celebrate International Women’s Month in Sábados de Tertulia (Saturday Literary Circle), in collaboration with Empresarias Hispanas/Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (EHInc).

Hosted by Empresarias Hispanas/ Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (EHInc), presenting author LUZ AMPARO REYES selections from “Como Superar un Triple Salto Mortal” y “Todo lo que Quiero es Paz” and author LUZ MERY MONTES selections from her work “Dieciséis Años Para Renacer”.

Presentation will be led by Eugenia Mora-Ash a native of Colombia, a South Florida resident and co-founder of the organization.

The program coordinated and moderated by Martha Gutiérrez-Steinkamp, Smithsonian fellow and resident author, is presented on the 4th Saturday of each month.

ghosting 500Haunting on the River
March 28, 2020 — 6pm - 10pm
History Fort Lauderdale, 231 SW 2 Avenue, Ft Lauderdale
6-7pm Meet and greet and discussion with War Party Paranormal Team
7-10pm Investigate with the War Party Paranormal Team
We will investigate the infamous New River Inn, The King-Cromartie House and the School House
Cost 45.00 per person
All Proceeds go to History Fort Lauderdale
Buy tickets in advance at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/haunting-on-the-river-tickets-90018593035

Hurry…before this event sells out!!


This year, History Fort Lauderdale’s annual fundraiser, History Makers, will honor the MARINE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH FLORIDA and special pioneers in boatbuilding FRANK AND GERTRUDE DENISON, recognizing their contribution in establishing our region as the yachting capital of the world.

March 31, 2020 • 6-9pm
Superyacht Pavilion at Pier 66

To purchase tickets visit:

For sponsorships or more information call
Patricia Zeiler, Executive Director
History Fort Lauderdale
(954) 463-4431