Pinecrest in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Special Agent Jerry Dove, Special Agent Benjamin Grogan
Erected by Pinecrest Village Council.
Location. 25° 39.42′ N, 80° 19.588′ W. Marker is in Pinecrest, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is at the intersection of SW 82nd Avenue and SW 122nd Street, on the left when traveling north on SW 82nd Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12201 SW 82nd Avenue, Miami FL 33156, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Wayside Park (approx. ¾ mile away); The Dice House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chinese Bridge (approx. 2.5 miles away); Whilden-Carrier Cottage (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pinecrest Gardens (approx. 2.7 miles away); Historical Entrance Building (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Perrine Land Grant (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Deering Estate at Cutler (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pinecrest.
Also see . . .
1. A Byte Out of History - Fatal Firefight in Miami. (Submitted on July 1, 2014.)
2. YouTube - 1986 Miami FBI Shoot Out (video). Scene from made for TV movie "In the Line of Duty: The FBI Murders" depicting the gun fight between Michael Platt, William Matix and FBI agents at Southwest 82nd Avenue, Miami, Florida on April 11th 1986. (Submitted on July 1, 2014.)
3. 1986 FBI Miami shootout. Wikipedia (Submitted on July 1, 2014.)
4. FBI dedicates new Miramar headquarters to slain agents. Newspaper article and video describe the dedication of the new FBI building to Agents Grogan and Dove in April, 2015 (Submitted on May 10, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.)
Categories. • Heroes •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 72 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week November 23, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. 5. submitted on May 10, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.