History of Broward County, Florida, Part 2: Broward Historical Timeline

Broward Historical Timeline  Here’s a short History of Broward County, prepared by the Broward County Historical Commission c.1400 B.C. — Prehistoric Indians living in southeast Florida. 1513 — Juan Ponce de Leon passes Broward coast on voyage south after landing near St. Augustine. 1631 — First known appearance of name “R. Novo” (New River) on a map of Florida. 1763 — Florida passes to Great Britain under the Treaty of Paris ending the Seven Years... Read More