Events

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…


FDR speaking in Bayfront Park in 1933

Attempted Assassination of FDR in Bayfront Park in 1933

It was February 15th, 1933 and there was great anticipation in Miami for the scheduled visit of the president-elect to the Magic City. After the 1932 election and prior to his March 4th, 1933 inauguration, Franklin Delano Roosevelt chose Florida…