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Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

City of Coral Gables

 
 
City of Coral Gables Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, September 10, 2018
1. City of Coral Gables Marker
Inscription.  
Incorporated April 29, 1925

Originated in 1898 as the Plantation
of Reverend S.G. Merrick

Founded and building begun by George E. Merrick
November 1921

 
Erected 1937 by Coral Gables Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 25° 44.998′ N, 80° 15.301′ W. Marker is in Coral Gables, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is at the intersection of Miracle Mile and Merrick Way, on the right when traveling west on Miracle Mile. Located in front of Denny's (2018). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Miracle Mile, Miami FL 33134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coral Gables Miracle Mile (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Edgar Merrick (approx. half a mile away); George E. Merrick (approx. half a mile away); U of M Opened Here (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Packing House of Coral Gables Plantation
City of Coral Gables Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, September 10, 2018
2. City of Coral Gables Marker
(approx. one mile away); Coral Gables Merrick House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Venetian Pool (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Coral Gables Golf and Country Club (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coral Gables.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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