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HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA IS A PLANNED PARADISE thanks to Joseph W. Young, Jr.

FOUNDER’S DAY, AUGUST 4TH CELEBRATES JOSEPH W. YOUNG JR. Beginning in 1935, August 4th has been a date celebrated in Hollywood as Founder’s Day to honor the birthday of Joseph Wesley Young, Jr., founder of the city. As I have … Continue reading

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HOLLYWOOD’S BEACH IS NOT IN FORT LAUDERDALE

HOLLYWOOD’S BEACH STANDS ON ITS OWN MERIT Recently I came across some advertising that stated the original Hollywood Beach Hotel was on the beach in Fort Lauderdale. Furthermore, this ad went on to indicate that all the beaches in Broward … Continue reading

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JULY: MORE ACTIVE THAN YOU’D THINK IN FLORIDA, 1915 TO 1937

Jessie’s birthday.  In recent years we have been celebrating Founder’s Day in Hollywood, in August, since Joseph W. Young, Jr.’s birthday was in that month. We might also offer a piece of the birthday cake to his wife Jessie, who … Continue reading

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