Spooky Florida

October 22nd, 2019

  Florida has always had its fair share of strange and unusual history. In honor of Halloween, “Learning from Miami” invites you to come and explore some of the dark and macabre places and people of Florida. Our scary tour includes a visit to a warlock's house, a town where spiritual mediums live, and some retro trick-or-treaters Read More...

Musa Isle, the Living Tourist Attraction

October 9th, 2019

https://youtu.be/feONi4B9u7c   Located on the south bank of the Miami River just east of NW 27th Avenue, Musa Isle was a tourist attraction started by John Roop in 1907 on property he purchased from A. J. Richardson. In 1919, Roop leased a section of his property to a Seminole man named Willie Willie who, with his father Charlie, developed Musa Isle into a Seminole village attraction Read More...