Miami Skyline in 1930

Origin of Miami’s Nickname

The moniker has become ubiquitous with the city that celebrates eternal summer. While it conjures a poetic and optimistic view of the metropolis it describes, it also infers that the municipality possesses a mystical aura. Given the rugged environs of…



Postcard of First Presbyterian Church at 609 Brickell Avenue.

First Presbyterian Church Service in 1896

On April 1, 1896, the First Presbyterian Church became the second organized congregation to be founded within the boundaries of what would become the city of Miami on July 28, 1896. The first church founded within the city limits was…


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