Fort Lauderdale is located in the north end of the Greater Miami Metropolitan area
Fort Lauderdale was founed in 1911 after some old fort built on the rivers there
Fort Lauderdale is considered on of the world's premier yachting cities and boasts some of the most luxurious accomodations becuase of this. However, the city's roots are in scavenging ship wreckers. This colorful past has continued to this day with shipwreck scavenging laws still in force.