When Solomon Merrick moved his family from New England to a plot of land southwest of Miami in 1898, he had no idea that his son, George, would become the founder of one of America s most fabled cities. When the senior Merrick died in 1911, George, who was working in New York, returned to the Miami area, establishing a major citrus and produce farm on his family s land. Then he entered the booming Miami real estate market of the early 1920s, finally embarking on the building of a city. The story of Coral Gables is also the ...

Coral Gables 2006, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738543055

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Coral Gables 2006, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531626198