George Merrick's house entrance hallway and staircase. Coral Gables, Florida
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The Coral Gables Merrick House was the home of the Rev. Solomon G. and Althea Fink Merrick, parents of George Merrick, founder of Coral Gables. The 160-acre tract of land Solomon purchased in 1899 included a log cabin on the property where the Merrick family first lived. In 1906, they started construction of a larger home using limestone rock quarried from land where the Venetian Pool is located and named it “Coral Gables.” The new house, completed in 1910, is located at 907 Coral Way. It now serves as a house museum and is owned and operated by the City.
Caption on recto: "1906" Caption on verso: "Hall in 1906, Merrick manor, 907 Coral Way, Coral Gables, Florida
Dade Heritage Trust, Inc., 1835 South Bayshore Drive, Miami, Florida 33133
(Ownership) Coral Gables Historical Resources Department
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- City of Coral Gables
- Coral Gables (Fla.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works
Coral Gables (Fla.)--History--Pictorial works
Merrick, George E
Architecture, Domestic--Florida--Coral Gables
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- George Merrick's house entrance hallway and staircase. Coral Gables, Florida. 1906. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://dpanther.fiu.edu/dpService/dpPurlService/purl/FI12120624/00001. (Accessed November 16, 2018.)
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- (1906) George Merrick's house entrance hallway and staircase. Coral Gables, Florida. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://dpanther.fiu.edu/dpService/dpPurlService/purl/FI12120624/00001
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://dpanther.fiu.edu/dpService/dpPurlService/purl/FI12120624/00001>.