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1880s

A group of visitors and early settlers on the veranda of the Peacock Inn, c. 1890s (University of Miami Library, Special Collections)
- A group of visitors and early settlers on the veranda of the Peacock Inn, c. 1890s (University of Miami Library, Special Collections)

1880s

A small settlement known as “Cocoanut Grove” forms five miles south of the Miami River (its name changes to Coconut Grove in 1919). Charles and Isabella Peacock build the Bayview Inn, later known as the Peacock Inn, South Florida’s first mainland hotel (site of today’s Peacock Park). [+ PEACOCK STORY/EARLY COCONUT GROVE]

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