The Ochopee area was founded in 1928 as a tomato farming community and included a prosperous town of homes, packing house, and a general store with Post Office (established in 1932).
This building was originally a cattle barn and then became a . . . — — Map (db m184177) HM
The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL) ran between Immokalee (40 miles north) and Everglades from 1928 to 1956. It carried passengers as well as freight and was an important link for the tomato farms in the area.
The station, in typical . . . — — Map (db m190702) HM
This site was the home of William Smith Allen who settled here in the 1870s. He sold the property to George Storter, Jr., in 1889 and it was expanded to include a Post Office, trading post, and warehouses for the thriving sugar cane syrup trade. . . . — — Map (db m190547) HM
The Tamiami Trail links the two great cities for which it was named -- Tampa and Miami. It bridges the Everglades, tying together south Florida’s Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
Its official opening on April 28, 1926, by Governor John W. Martin . . . — — Map (db m115634) HM
Hours: April to November 9:00-4:4:30
November to April 8:00 -4:30
Come upstairs to the National Park visitor center for information, park maps, exhibits, videos and more!
The Tamiami Trail
Things to see and do (From West to . . . — — Map (db m106245) HM