HOMETOWN HISTORY: MIAMI SPRINGS

Last night we hosted a wonderful talk here at The Curtiss Mansion. Thank you to the Miami-Dade Lynn & Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives! A tremendous thank you to Kevin Wynn, Public Programs Coordinator, Lou Kramer, Archives Manager, David Frassetto, Digitization Director and Rene Ramos, Director for making this event possible….

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Newsletter March/May 2019

Volume XV | March – May 2019 News & Updates Hello Curtiss Mansion Friends: Am so excited that the Wolfson is coming next week to help us all learn how to properly preserve our own family photos, films & videos. I am personally donating some of my families films in exchange for having…

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Curtiss Explorers Awards

On Tuesday, May 21st we welcomed the Curtiss Explorers Essay Contest finalists and their families for the awards ceremony. It has been another successful year with over 100 student submissions highlighting a wide range of unsung heroes! We were excited to announce the winner, Braelyn Burris, who wrote about Dr. Mae Jemison. She…

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Gift Shop

Lena's gift shop at the Currtiss Mansion

  We are very excited to announce the new direction for Lena’s Gift Shop made possible by Cherry Picked Vintage Market! It has been transformed into a curated antique and prop shop full of vintage finds!   HOURS OF OPERATION Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 3pm   Prop Rentals Available for Photo Shoots Anything…

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We are a Blue Star Museum

The Curtiss Mansion is proud to be a Blue Star facility again this year! Through this program, we are one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families each summer. It is a small way to show our appreciation, and…

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Newsletter February/March 2019

Volume XIII | February – March 2019 News & Updates Hello Curtiss Mansion Friends: Please help me in sending positive vibes and prayers to our caretaker, Spiro Armenis, who is overcoming a serious health scare. He is the glue that holds all of us together here at The Mansion. Spiro – we love…

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Picture Story by Dr. Paul George

The Biscayne Times published two great columns by Dr. Paul George on the life and work of Glenn Curtiss and the development of South Florida. Please take the time to enjoy both columns: Part 1: A Pioneer Worthy of Aviator License No. 1 Part 2: Aviation Pioneer Glenn Curtiss

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Newsletter January/February 2019

Volume XII | January – February 2019 News & Updates Love is in the air … Hello CMI Friends: Here’s hoping everyone had a lovely Valentine’s Day. Please see below our most recent and upcoming activities, awards, pubic speakers, our Curtiss Explorers Essay Contest specifications and the ever popular Camp Invention registration! Our…

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Namath and the Curtiss Mansion – Super Bowl history

The man who turned sports into a spectacle was a visitor of the Mansion, where 3 days before the big game, Joe Namath made his famous prediction that the Jets would beat the Colts in Super Bowl III and the rest is – as most of what happened in the Curtiss Mansion –…

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