Talk on the History of Key Biscayne

MIAMI SPRINGS, FL – January 21, 2016 – The historic Curtiss Mansion in Miami Springs invites the general public to enjoy an interesting and informative pictorial overview of Key Biscayne’s 500+ year recorded history, one of the longest in North America, on Thursday, January 28th at 7:00 p.m. It will be presented by authors Kirsten Hines and…

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High over Palm Beach

High over Palm Beach By Augustus Mayhew Tuesday, August 11, 2009 The Florida Years In 1907, Glenn Curtiss was a motorcycle manufacturer; seventeen years later, he was a multi-millionaire as the “Father of Naval Aviation” and retired from the airplane business, moved to South Florida and became a land developer. He established the…

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High over Palm Beach

High over Palm Beach By Augustus Mayhew Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Curtiss and Wanamaker Partner for Aviation In 1914, Wanamaker and Curtiss had formed the America Trans-Oceanic Company, named for their intent on making the first non-stop trans-Atlantic crossing. Unfortunately, it was delayed by the onset of World War I; then, ill-fated, when…

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The Art of Stretching – Yoga with Natasha at the Curtiss Mansion

Our yoga program has been extended to include adults yoga and senior yoga in the following schedules: Every Tuesday & Thursday SENIOR Yoga with Natasha — 9:00 am Every Monday at 6:00pm and Saturday at 9:00am Yoga with Natasha if you need more information, you can reach Natasha at: (786) 484-4889

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High over Palm Beach

High over Palm Beach By Augustus Mayhew Tuesday, August 11, 2009 In 1911, John McCurdy brought a Curtiss plane to Daytona, Key West and Palm Beach for demonstration flights. During McCurdy’s flight over Palm Beach, the world’s first wireless message was reportedly sent from a plane to the ground. The following season there…

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High over Palm Beach

In addition to his flight over Palm Beach in 1911, John Alexander Douglas McCurdy flew similar demonstrations in Daytona and Key West. Seaplanes utilized the dock in front of the Royal Poinciana Hotel as a point of departure.Courtesy of Historical Society of Palm Beach County. High over Palm Beach By Augustus Mayhew Tuesday,…

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