Restoration work in Miami-Dade County funded by The Villagers.
One of the oldest in Miami-Dade County and the oldest south of the Miami River, the Pinewood Cemetery is nestled in a residential area, among the beautiful homes of Coral Gables. Founded in 1855, and known as Larkins, Cocoplum and Pineywoods Cemetery, it eventually encompassed four acres and today is known by its last name, Pinewood. The 268 plots were 50% sold and experts guess there are probably several hundred early settlers buried… Read More
Miami is a young city, and many visitors and residents don’t realize the rich and interesting history found within the boundaries of Miami-Dade County. We’ve grown and we’ve grown fast. Whether people have come to speculate, study the incredible natural surroundings, immigrate for a new chance, or hobnob with the rich and famous; Miami has, and does, have it all. March and April are always Dade Heritage Days. Together with other… Read More
We love road rallies and this week we experienced one of the best. Robert Burr (of Burr’s Berry Farm fame), puts on a fun-filled day through the countryside of south Miami-Dade County. It’s a trip back in history as well as a peek into the wonderful locally grown and produced treasures of the area. Even though our group was pretty familiar with the area we came away with some new… Read More