Just three miles from bustling downtown Fort Lauderdale, on thirty-five acres nestled between the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, lies this hidden oasis: the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens.
Leaving the hectic madness of congestion and traffic, as you enter the stilling vastness of the open Everglades, you begin to decompress … you’ve arrived at a special place.
Delray’s early settlements seem to be forerunners of today’s Southeast Florida communities: a truly diverse populace.
Thanks to Dr. Dorothy Jenkins Fields, the cultural heritage of the African American community of Miami was collected and now has a home in the Black Archives.
This collection of poems by the founder of Coral Gables, the City Beautiful, captures the essence of the Everglades.
“Operation Pedro Pan” was the largest exodus of unaccompanied children in the Western hemisphere – over 14,000 children fled Castro’s Cuba and arrived in Miami between Dec. 1960 – Oct. 1962.