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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Homestead, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Miami-Dade County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Miami-Dade County, FL (176) Broward County, FL (55) Collier County, FL (32) Monroe County, FL (72)  Miami-DadeCounty(176) Miami-Dade County (176)  BrowardCounty(55) Broward County (55)  CollierCounty(32) Collier County (32)  MonroeCounty(72) Monroe County (72)
Location of Homestead, Florida
    Miami-Dade County (176)
    Broward County (55)
    Collier County (32)
    Monroe County (72)
 
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1Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Cooper Residence
George H. Cooper, Sr. and his wife Virginia purchased this land in 1933. The Coopers moved this house, originally a much smaller wood frame structure, to this location. They hired a stone mason, Jack Herndon, who began and completed all of the . . . Map (db m72977) HM
2Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Coral Castle
The United States Department of Interior has placed this property on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m83123) HM
3Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Dr. James Archer Smith House1936 — Local Historic Site —
Dr. James Archer Smith House 1936 Local Historic SiteMap (db m73324) HM
4Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — First Baptist ChurchCity of Homestead Historic Landmark
First Baptist Church has been designated a City of Homestead Historic Landmark This building, constructed in 1944, replaced a wooden structure constructed in 1912 at the same location. It is the only remaining neoclassical structure in downtown . . . Map (db m73366) HM
5Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — First United Methodist Church
Historic Site First United Methodist Church Dedicated November 25, 1951 Designated by the Historic Preservation Board of the City of Homestead, Florida 1992Map (db m73275) HM
6Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Historic Town HallNational Historic Landmark
Historic Town Hall has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This building was designed by Miami architect H. Hastings Mundy and built in 1917. As the Homestead Town Hall, it housed the City Fire Department, the Police Station and the . . . Map (db m73367) HM
7Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Hurricane Andrew
On Monday August 24, 1992, at 4:30 am, the eye wall of Hurricane Andrew passed over this point before striking Homestead and Southern Miami-Dade County. Andrew was one of the most powerful hurricanes in US history with wind gusts exceeding 175 mph . . . Map (db m131777) HM
8Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Landmark Hotel
Historic Site Landmark Hotel 1916Map (db m73323) HM
9Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Lindeman-Johnson House1923 — Local Historic Site —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m73276)
10Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Palm Lodge
Palm Lodge was built in 1912 for Colonel Henry Wallace Johnston, a hardware merchant from Lebanon, Kentucky. Col. Johnson planted an avocado grove and experimented with specimens of tropical fruits and flowers. One of his specialties was the . . . Map (db m142235) HM
11Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Redland District
The Redland District, named for the color of its soil, was settled in the early 1900s. Dan Roberts, Claude Jenkins and George Kosel were the first pioneers to file homestead claims in Redland. The pioneer community was concentrated along Redland . . . Map (db m73271) HM
12Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Redland Farm Life School
Redland Farm Life School was originally constructed in 1916 by the Dade County School Board on land donated by William Anderson. Dr. Hyram Byrd was the impetus for consolidating the one room schools in Goulds, Eureka, Modello, Princeton, Murray . . . Map (db m76155) HM
13Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Silver Palm Historic District
The Silver Palm District named for the small silver-backed fronds that grew profusely in the surrounding pine forest, was the first area south of Cutler opened for settlement. In 1900, Charles Gossman, Charles Hill and William Anderson filed the . . . Map (db m73327) HM
14Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — The Edge of "Progress" / Al Margen del "Progreso"
The Edge of "Progress" (English) Imagine standing at this spot and watching tanker ships approach an oil refinery directly ahead of you. In the distance to your right, a causeway connects the Florida mainland to a new city on the . . . Map (db m131792) HM
15Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — The Edge of Discovery / Margen del Descubrimiento
The Edge of Discovery (English) Ponce de Leon is said to have named this place after the Bay of Biscay in his native Spain. A reef near the northern end of the park is dubbed “Fowey” after the British warship that wrecked . . . Map (db m131794) HM
16Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — The Hotel Redland
has been designated a City of Homestead Historic Landmark This building, built by W.D. Horne as the Homestead Inn, was originally constructed in 1904 and reconstructed several times after that. It served as a supply store and rooming house . . . Map (db m73274) HM
17Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — The Seminole TheaterCity of Homestead Historic Landmark
The Seminole Theater has been designated a City of Homestead Historic Landmark This building, originally constructed in 1921, was subsequently restored in 1940 with an Art Deco facade following a devastating fire. The theatre was mainly used as . . . Map (db m73365) HM
18Florida (Miami-Dade County), Homestead — Walton House
W.K. Walton built this home circa 1919. Walton planted four acres of avocados and eventually established one of the first commercial avocado nurseries in south Dade. This wood frame, stucco covered residence is designed in the style of an English . . . Map (db m72983) HM
 
Jun. 24, 2021