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Hollywood

Broward County

Year Founded: 1925

History

Established in 1921, Hollywood was christened Hollywood-by-the-Sea by its founder and first mayor, Joseph W. Young of California. Mr. Young had visions of it becoming a movie-making colony, similar to the one in California.

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