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.
A Brief History of Homestead with Dr. Paul George
Free with Registration
Losner Park, 104 N. Krome Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030
Delve into the history of Homestead and the Redland on a coach tour with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George. Hear stories of Homestead’s “First Citizen” – William J. Krome – as you drive along the road that bears his name. Tour the Historic Town Hall Museum and the Seminole Theatre, located in the historic district of Downtown Homestead. Visit the site of the Fuchs family homestead, now RF Orchids, and learn about the pioneer family who still resides there. Enjoy local haunts including Knaus Berry Farm, Robert is Here, and the Fruit & Spice Park as you explore the exciting history of some of South Dade’s communities.
Ticket includes complimentary pass to HistoryMiami Museum.
About Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George
For over three decades, HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian Dr. Paul George has toured his way to local, national, and international acclaim with his continuing series of historic tours. As a South Florida 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.
Presented with the support of the Marcia J. Kanner Memorial Fund