Winter Visitors on Biscayne Bay, Florida, 1886-1887

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Title

Winter Visitors on Biscayne Bay, Florida, 1886-1887

Description

Ralph M. Munroe encouraged his northern friends to visit Coconut Grove for the winter. In later years, many would make it their permanent homes and lay the foundations for its first institutions.

Top left to right: Mrs. Thomas Munroe (Ralph Munroe's mother) and her companion Ms. Flora McFarland (first official schoolteacher, founder of the Housekeeper Club and organizer of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church); Mrs. Kirk Munroe (Coconut Grove Woman's Club president and vocal conservationist).

Middle: Dr. Tigger; Ralph Munroe; Mrs. E.P. Brown; Miss Brown; Charles E. Stowe (son of Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous author of Uncle Tom's Cabin), Thomas A. Hine, Count James L. Nugent, Rev. E. P. Brown.

Bottom: Kirk Munroe (author of boys' books and future secretary of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club); Count Jean D' Hédouville (future treasurer of the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club); and Alfred Munroe (Ralph Munroe's uncle).

Date

1887

Identifier

asm04100000450001001

Is Part Of

University of Miami Libraries. Special Collections, Lillian Frow Peacock & Eunice Peacock Collection, ASM0410. Box No. 1, Folder No. 14, Folder Title: Group Portraits at Peacock Inn. http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/asm0410/id/114

Files

http://scholar.library.miami.edu/exhibitImages/munroe/asm04100000450001001.jpg

Citation

“Winter Visitors on Biscayne Bay, Florida, 1886-1887,” UM Libraries Digital Exhibits, accessed February 22, 2018, http://scholar.library.miami.edu/digital/items/show/280.