Great Gables Guide – Events In Coral Gables, Florida
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Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade Historical Society
Sunday, November 4 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Were you born in Miami? Has your family lived in South Florida for a long time? Everyone is invited to enjoy a delightful presentation on the history of Miami and South Florida by leading historians and authors at the monthly meeting of MP/NOD (Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade).
Malcolm Lauredo is the Director of Historic Research at the Coral Gables Museum, as well as the Editor in Chief of the Museum’s monthly history journal, The Historic Riviera.
He will present “Sacred Ground; the Rise, Fall, and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery,” the history of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, a historic African American cemetery located in Brownsville. The cemetery is the final resting place to many Miami luminaries and pioneers. Malcomb will share some of the research the museum has conducted and the restoration plan they’ve been pursuing.
Malcolm is currently in the process of conducting research for a book with Coral Gables Museum’s Executive Director John Allen that will focus on the history of Miami’s cemeteries
Malcolm is also producing a documentary on the history of Coral Gables that will be entering post production in February.
The event starts at 2pm sharp at the Coral Gables Museum. The presentation is free and open to the public. Call (305) 667-5733. http://www.MPNOD.org