Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Packing House of Coral Gables Plantation
Coral Gables Plantation
Rev. Solomon Greasley Merrick
Post in fig tree
only evidence remaining
Erected by Gov. John West Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 25° 45.001′ N, 80° 16.303′ W. Marker is in Coral Gables, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is at the intersection of Castile Avenue and South Greenway Drive, on the right when traveling west on Castile Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami FL 33134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coral Gables Merrick House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Coral Gables Golf and Country Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Venetian Pool (approx. 0.3 miles away); Troop 7 Log CabinGeorge E. Merrick (approx. half a mile away); George Edgar Merrick (approx. half a mile away); Coral Gables Miracle Mile (approx. 0.6 miles away); Coral Gables Congregational Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coral Gables.
Also see . . . Bittersweet: The Rise and Fall of the Citrus Industry in Florida. Florida Memory (Submitted on May 12, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.