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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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MORE MYTH-BUSTING; CITY’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY 1955; DEATH OF JESSIE

DEATH OF JESSIE YOUNG, FOUNDER’S WIDOW. Sadly, just as the city was gearing up to celebrate its founding, Joseph Young’s widow, called “Hollywood’s First Lady” died in November, 1955. Although several years older than her husband, she had outlived him … Continue reading

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