Historic Markers Across Florida

Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan

Marker ID: DAR 
Location: In front of Stranahan House, 335 S.E. 6th Ave., Fort Lauderdale.
County: Broward
Coordinates: N 26° 7.115    W 080° 8.241
  26.11858333    -80.13735
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Ivy Julia Cromartie Stranahan

Born at White Springs, Florida, on the banks of the Suwannee River, came to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1899 as the town´s first school teacher. She married Frank Stranahan in 1900 and lived at the Indian Trading Post on New River, where she remained all of her adult life.

As founder of the "Friends of the Seminoles," she sponsored the education and welfare of the Indians for more than fifty years.

This tribute was bestowed by the Himmarshee Chapter,
National Daughters of the American Revolution, Anno Domain 1967.


City: Fort Lauderdale, FL