Articles by Paul S. George

Coconut Grove Playhouse in 1940s

Coconut Grove – Yesterday and Today

The VIP list of writers who visited or resided in Coconut Grove by the mid-20th century were joined by the “royalty” of the entertainment world who made the village a…

Barnacle in 1897

Coconut Grove’s Twentieth Century Journey

The destiny of the Miami area and all southeast Florida changed dramatically in 1896 when Henry M. Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway reached the Miami River. Soon hundreds of new…

Coconut Grove Residents in 1887

Early Stirrings in Coconut Grove

We’ve noted in the previous blog that a vast wilderness with small clusters of hardy settlers living along Biscayne Bay was the greater Miami of just 125 years ago. Further,…