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Date(s) - Saturday, June 10, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pinecrest Branch Library


Bea Brickell on Reflections of Old Miami and the Florida Keys

The Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society invites one and all to attend a monthly meeting on Saturday, June 10 at the Pinecrest Branch Library at 2pm to hear guest speaker Bea Brickell give a presentation on remembrances of Old Miami and the Florida Keys.

Among her topics will be

  • The Brickell household back when the boys William, Charles and George were growing up
  • Plantation Key: the skiff and the crocodile
  • Prohibition and gangsters – Key West to Miami

William Brickell fishing

Beatrice A. Brickell, Esq. (Bea) is the great granddaughter of William and Mary Brickell. As a graduate of American University and Georgetown University Law Schools, she practiced international trade law in Washington DC for over 30 years and saw much of the world.

She continues to travel and when not recalling tales of old Miami, spends summers fixing up a pioneer cabin near Big Sky, Montana. Bea also spends time in Beaufort,SC and Washington DC.

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This interactive meeting takes place at the Pinecrest Library starting at 2pm. It’s also available on Zoom.

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