Events

Dade County Voted Dry in 1913

On a rainy October day in 1913, the ongoing battle between those who supported the sale and consumption of alcohol, and those who opposed it, was decided by Dade County voters. While voter participation was modest and the margin of…


1946 Miami Seahawks

Miami’s First Pro Football Team (1946)

As the Miami Dolphins approach the start of their 50th season, it should be noted that the Dolphins were not the first professional football team in Miami. The Dolphins first season began in 1966, but it was 20 years earlier…



Ocean Beach Realty Company where Miami Beach was Incorporated

Incorporation of Miami Beach in 1915

On March 26, 2015, Miami Beach will celebrate the centennial of its first incorporation date. Since 1915, Miami Beach has become one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the United States. At one time, it was referred to as…


The Lobby Pool Hall

Birth of The Magic City – Miami

By the spring of 1896, there was a tremendous amount of activity preparing a small outpost to become what Julia Tuttle hoped to be “one of the largest, if not the largest, cities in all the southland”. Julia Tuttle had…