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Orchard Supply Hardware Fort Lauderdale will host a special “Family Fun Day” in support of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society


Jan 20, 2018 – 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

2871 N. Federal Hwy.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306 Map

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Orchard Supply Hardware Fort Lauderdale will host a special “Family Fun Day” in support of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free event taking place at Orchard Supply Hardware (2871 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale) will offer guests a history-focused experience with an interactive archaeological dig with the Florida Public Archaeology Network for kids. Adults and children will delight in live pottery making and vibrant Seminole artist demonstrations. Refreshments will be served and a special raffle will take place.

This partnership with the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society is part of Orchard Supply Hardware's commitment to neighbors helping neighbors. Orchard Supply Hardware will help renovate the New River Inn room for a new school program. Since opening one year ago, the store has been supporting local causes such as Friends of Birch State Park, The Pride Center at Equality Park, South Florida Symphony, John Offerdahl’s Hand Off Foundation, Deliver the Dream, Kiwanis Wilton Manors, Salvation Army and more to be announced.

For more details, please visit Orchard Fort Lauderdale’s Facebook at or call (954) 563-2066.

About Orchard Supply Hardware
Orchard Supply Hardware is in the home enjoyment business. Focused on paint, repair and the backyard, Orchard helps customers express their personal style and keep their homes humming. Orchard takes a fresh, human-sized approach to small-scale home projects, believing that not every upgrade needs to be an undertaking with the right tools and advice. Founded in 1931 and based in San Jose, California, the lifestyle hardware and garden supply retailer has built a reputation for convenience and great customer service. Today, Orchard operates nationwide with more neighborhood stores in California, Oregon and Florida. Find us on Twitter and Instagram at @orchardsupply, and on Facebook at

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (FLHS)
For 56 years, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (FLHS) has brought the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in five historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus - the 1907 King Cromartie House Museum, the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1905 Philemon Nathaniel Bryan House, the 1899 Replica Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910-present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. The FLHS is located at 219 Southwest Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Group tours are available by request. For more information, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at and follow us on Facebook at on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory. The FLHS is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions. Click here to donate.