This program series looks at Miami’s history, from early settlers to its current evolution into a global city. Discussion points will include immigration, civil rights, gentrification, and other topics that help tell the story of the Magic City.
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Take a trip back to some of Miami’s long forgotten beloved spots, including the Orange Bowl, Pier 5, and the Nautilus Hotel. Join our Resident Historian Dr. Paul George as he looks at some of the places we all once visited in Miami history — what they were and what they are now.
Zoom presentation will feature a lecture by Dr. George accompanied with a visual presentation. The recording of the program will be available for registered participants to view on-demand for up to one-week should you miss the live program.
Dr. Paul George, Resident Historian
For over three decades, HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian Dr. Paul S. George has toured his way to local, national, and international acclaim with his continuing series of historic tours. Through walking, coach, and boat tour experiences, Dr. George has welcomed tour participants on a memorable journey of South Florida through its historic neighborhoods, landmarks, and sites. As a Miami native, author, and former college professor, Dr. George has gained fame for his uncanny ability to recall the most impressive details about the people and places that make South Florida so unique.
Be advised that audio and video recording during this program is prohibited without written consent from HistoryMiami Museum.
Presented with the support of the Marcia J. Kanner Memorial Fund.
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Live captioning is available for this program with support from the Batchelor Foundation.
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Image Credit: Pier 5 entrance sign, circa 1950. Bob East, photographer. Miami Herald Collection, HistoryMiami Museum, 1983-026-13.