Visit Bonnet House Museum & Garden in Fort Lauderdale
Traveling through South Florida? Please take an hour to visit beautiful preserved lands on the coast of Fort Lauderdale. Located on a barrier island with the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Intracoastal Waterway to the west, the Bonnet House estate significant remains supports natural coastal Broward County habitat. Check out the mangrove swamp video below!
Sitting on 35 acres and named after the bonnet lily that grows on the marshland, the area is registered nationally as a historic landmark within the city of Fort Lauderdale. Construction launched in 1920 and completed in the 1940s. The Birch and Bartlett families were affluent artists from Chicago and traveled the world extensively. Their eclectic style is seen vividly throughout the ground design and decoration.