Monthly Meetings and Special Events Calendar

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Mar 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, March 1, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 Christine Rupp - Executive Director of Dade Heritage Trust

Christine Rupp - Executive Director of Dade Heritage Trust


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
We welcome our good friend and advocate for historical preservation Christine Rupp, Executive Director of Dade Heritage Trust, for a review of trust projects, accomplishments, noteworthy news and updates on the work of Dade County's premier historical preservation society. The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, followed by refreshments and social time.

Apr 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, April 5, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 Brickell’s Point View Subdivision

Casey Piket - Brickell’s Point View Subdivision


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
Enjoy a lecture by Casey Picket on this historic neighborhood. Point View in the Brickell neighborhood was an affluent subdivision located in Miami’s Gold Coast. Cultivated and platted by Locke T. Highleyman from 1912 into the early 1920s, the Point View subdivision was where the magnates of the Gilded Age chose to build their winter estates. In addition, it was the location that wealthy Miami pioneers built their homes and raised their families. The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, featuring a guest speaker on a topic of historical interest, followed by refreshments and social time.

May 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, May 3, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 MPNOD Monthly Meeting

MPNOD May - Becky Matkov


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, featuring a guest speaker on a topic of historical interest, followed by refreshments and social time.

Jun 2020

Date/Time Event
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade Celebration Champions of Local History

Miami Pioneers History Awards Celebration


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
The Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society presents a special event celebrating champions of local history, on the occasion of George Merrick's birthday, starting at 7pm at the Coral Gables Museum.

Sep 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, September 6, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 MPNOD Monthly Meeting

September 6 - Monthly Meeting


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, featuring a guest speaker on a topic of historical interest, followed by refreshments and social time.

Oct 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, October 4, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 The Art of Bob Fink – from the Coral Gables Company to Everglades: River of Grass.

October 4 - The Art of Bob Fink


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
Guest speaker is Thomas Lockyear, Museum Manager at the Museum of the Everglades in Collier County, on the subject of The Art of Bob Fink – from the Coral Gables Company to Everglades: River of Grass. The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, featuring a guest speaker on a topic of historical interest, followed by refreshments and social time.

Nov 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, November 1, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 John Nordt III - history of Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne, Biscayne National Park

Nov 1 - John Nordt on Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne and Biscayne National Park


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
John Nordt III will present a program about the history of Coconut Grove in the late 19th century, the lighthouse keeper on Key Biscayne, Israel Lafayette Jones, his son Lancelot Jones, and history of Elliott Key from ship wrecking to pineapple farming to property ownership and development, finishing with the creation of Biscayne National Park from 1890 thru 1970s.

Meetings

MP/NOD meetings are held on the first Sunday of each month (except July and August) starting promptly at 2pm at:

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables 33134

Parking is available in the city garage arcross the street.

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