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Broward County Libraries Division
Historical Commission

301 Harmon (S.W. 13th) Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: 954-357-5553
Fax: 954-357-5522
Driving Directions

Pioneer Day

Index to Broward Legacy

Broward Legacy Historical journal

Must See Historical Sites in Broward County


  Grand Opening Video
  Historical Journal

 In the News

Broward County Historical Commission presents

40th Annual Pioneer Day
Saturday, October 20, 2012

Oakland Park Elementary School, where Pioneer Day will take place in 2012

Oakland Park Elementary School Auditorium
936 NE 33rd Street, Oakland Park, Florida

Welcome Reception ~ 2 to 3 p.m.
Pioneer Recognition ~ 3 to 4 p.m.

Cohosted by:
Broward County Historical Commission
City of Oakland Park
Oakland Park Historical Society

RSVP by calling the Historical Commission at 954-357-5553

 About Us 

The Broward County Historical Commission, created in 1972, is committed to preserving records and artifacts of the County’s heritage and raising awareness of local history.

The mission of the BCHC is “To recognize, protect and support the historical interests of the communities of Broward County and to serve as an advisory board to the County Commission of Broward County, Florida.”

This task is achieved by the agency through:

  • Archive and Research Services
  • Historical Education
  • Cultural Resource Protection
  • "Pioneer Day" and "Heritage Celebration" events
  • Broward Legacy Historical Journal
  • Exhibits
  • Must see historical sites 


Starting May 10, 2012 there will be an exhibit in the West Side Grade School Gallery: Broward County Schools: a look back.
 Driving Directions 

FROM I-95:
East on Broward Boulevard to SW 11 Avenue.
Turn right on SW 11 Avenue to West Las Olas Boulevard.
Turn right on West Las Olas Boulevard to Harmon (SW 13) Avenue.

West on Broward Boulevard to SW 11 Avenue.
Turn left on SW 11 Avenue to West Las Olas Boulevard.
Turn right on West Las Olas Boulevard to Harmon (SW 13) Avenue.

Street parking in UNNUMBERED spaces is allowed.


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