Captain Lauderdale and 400 mounted horsemen rode down from Tennessee and fought the Native Americans for the land. They built a small fort in the area. The fort not only survived later wars, but the area around it began to grow and flourish and came to be known as the town of Ft. Lauderdale.
Today Ft. Lauderdale and Davie, FL look like this:
Ethan and Rob throwing the disc
Nice beaches, no evidence of any wars. And the town of Ft. Lauderdale still bears a Tennesseean's name! Woot woot!