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In the last post I wrote about all the various travel routes through the land that is now Hollywood, Florida. So now I’ll show you the various VEHICLES other than feet that traveled these routes. THE HORSE.  In the 19th … 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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CALL IT HOLLYWOOD BY-THE-SEA NOT HOLLYWOOD BEACH

Hollywood’s Broadwalk looking north in 1923 Courtesy of the Hollywood Historical Society Other cities may have appended “beach” to their names, but super-salesman J. W. Young went one better with his poetic description of Hollywood “By-the-Sea.” Founder’s Day. Hollywood recognizes … Continue reading

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