Palmetto Bay in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Conservation work completed in conjunction with Rotary Club of Dadeland - Pinecrest, Community Project September 2001
Erected 2001 by Deering Estate at Cutler.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 25° 37.403′ N, 80° 18.588′ W. Marker is in Palmetto Bay, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is on Southwest 72nd Avenue 0.2 miles south of Southwest 156th Street, on the right when traveling south. Chinese Bridge is located on a pedestrian street within a natural wildlife reserve of Deering Estate. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Deering Estate at Cutler (approx. half a mile away); Old Cutler Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Perrine Land Grant (approx. 2.3 miles away); Miami Serpentarium (approx. 2.4 miles away); Special Agent Jerry Dove, Special Agent Benjamin Grogan (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Town of Peters (approx. 3.1 miles away); Veterans Wayside Park (approx. 3.1 miles away); Whilden-Carrier Cottage (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmetto Bay.
Regarding Chinese Bridge. As part of a coastal wetlands restoration project, the the natural flow of water from the Cutler Drain Canal C-100A in Palmetto Bay, Florida, was restablished under both the "new" and original Old Cutler Roads. The water now flows gently under the Chinese Bridge, part of the original road, to Biscayne Bay through the wildlife area of Deering Estate.
Also see . . .
1. Mr. Charles Deering. A biography of Mr. Charles Deering, builder of the Chinese Bridge, is featured on the Deering Estate at Cutler website. (Submitted on December 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.)
2. Consideration of a 10-year Update to the Deering Estate at Cutler Land Management Plan (pdf file)(Submitted on December 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.)
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