Silver Palm School House in 1911

Life on the Southeast Florida Frontier

We’ve explored in prior articles some of the pioneering communities of Greater Miami, all of which saw their fate change with the entry of Henry M. Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway into the area in April 1896.  While the area…



Miami Evening Record transport in 1903

Miami Evening Record Formed in 1903

On September 15, 1903, Frank B Stoneman reorganized and moved the Orlando Record to Miami and renamed it the Miami Evening Record. Stoneman was the editor of the Orlando Record at the time of the change. He was partnered with…


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NE First Street looking East in 1920

NE First Street Looking in East in 1920

The featured photo was taken in 1920 from the perspective of North Miami Avenue, looking east on NE First Street, toward Biscayne Bay. The Chaille Plan, which changed the street names to a grid system with a starting point at…