Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward

Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward

Broward County was founded on October 1, 1915. It was named for Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, remembered for his campaign to drain the Everglades and turn the vast swamp into “useful land.” It was originally intended to be named Everglades County, but then-Speaker of...
Florida Cracker Trail remains a window into History

Florida Cracker Trail remains a window into History

We often hear the term “Florida Cracker” used in conversation, but what does it really mean? Historically speaking, Florida cracker refers to colonial-era English and American pioneer settlers and their descendants in pre-American Florida territories. The first of...
Celebration of Historic White Way Lights

Celebration of Historic White Way Lights

Decorate and Celebrate White Way Lights On Valentine's Day -- National Trust for Historic Preservation's "Heart Bomb" Campaign Join The Celebration Tuesday, February 14th is Valentine’s Day. Mark your calendar to participate in a unique event that celebrates the...
The Cutler Trail

The Cutler Trail

The Cutler Trail, Ingraham Highway and Old Cutler Road The origins of this coastal route predates the building of roads in Dade County, as a trail along the high ridge of South Florida’s coastline, often referred to by pioneer settlers as “The Reef.”...
Dade Heritage Trust

Dade Heritage Trust

February 5 Sunday Meeting The next meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade will take place at the usual location at 2:30pm on Sunday, February 5, 2017 Dade Heritage Trust with director Christine Rupp Christine Rupp is the Director of Dade Heritage Trust. She...