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1889

Early pioneers pose in front of Commodore Ralph Munroe’s boathouse, c. 1890s (University of Miami Library, Special Collections)
- Early pioneers pose in front of Commodore Ralph Munroe’s boathouse, c. 1890s (University of Miami Library, Special Collections)

1889

Bahamians immigrants begin settling in Coconut Grove. Early settlers, including Mariah Brown and E.W.F. Stirrup, establish a thriving black community known as Kebo, along Evangelist Street (today’s Charles Avenue) in Coconut Grove Village West.

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