Join us at the Historical Society on Wednesday, September 11 at 5:00 pm when the city dedicates the new 9/11 Memorial. The sculpture was created by Cherie Saleeby. It's central piece is a square of steel from one the fallen towers donated to the city by former Fire Chief Harry Small. The Historical Society and the Fire House will have exhibits and videos honoring the first responders. The Fire Rescue Honor Guard will stand by the memorial while Boy Scout Troup lowers the flag accompanied by Bagpiper Mike Nugent. Refreshments will be served at the Woman's Cub across the street.
Following the Dedication, the city and parks and rec will host a night of remembrance, recognition and celebration at the Cultural Center at 7:00 p.m. The Ceremony will feature guest speakers, musicians and a special performance by the Fort Lauderdale Symphonic Winds 65-piece band. Admission is free, however space is limited.
“Unbroken Spine, A book of American Heroism.” by Cherie Saleeby
217 NW 4th Ave . Pompano Beach FL 33060
Don't miss the Pompano Beach Historical Society Tours of historic sites in Pompano Beach. The two-hour narrated bus tour includes familiar landmarks such as the Bailey Hotel - now the BaCA Art Center in historic downtown, the Ali Building, Sample-McDougald House, the Hillsboro Lighthouse Museum and so many more.
The tour begins at Founders Park, 217 NE 4th Ave. Pompano Beach. You will have time from 9:00 - 10:00 to tour the Kester Cottages before the bus departs at 10:00 am sharp. The tour will last for two hours and is fully narrated.
Tickets for the tour are limited and are $15 per person.
For more information on the tour please call Pat at 954-782-3015
Seating on the bus is limited to 26 people. Don't be disappointed, purchase your tickets early.
NATIONAL GHOST HUNTING DAY
Join us on September 28 for the fourth annual National Ghost Hunting Day when Paranormal Coast, a local Pompano group of paranormal investigators, will hold an interactive program at the Historical Society and the Kester Cottages. You will learn and have first hand experience of what an actual ghost hunt is like. The event will take place around the world with simultaneous live-streaming.
Tickets are $35 each and are limited to 20 live persons.
Purchase tickets at: pompanohistory.com/nation_ghost_hunt
Pompano Beach Historical Society
217 NE 4th Avenue
Pompano Beach FL 33060