Miami River

Lady Lou Sightseeing Boat and Cardale Tower in 1910

The Miami River Upstream (1896 – 1915)

It is hard to imagine a time when today’s NW 27th Avenue was once considered the edge of the Everglades. The original tributaries of the Miami River once included a very active north fork that included a majestic rapids which…

Aerial of Fort Dallas in 1894

Miami in 1893 – Part 1 of 2

Pre-incorporation Miami, that is the period prior to 1896, was a subtropical Eden with its clear streams and dense foliage, its billowing clouds, and stunning light, its sounds of birds and other wildlife in an untrammeled wilderness. Our information on…