The Barnacle Historic State Park Maps

Miami, FL

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The Barnacle Historic State Park Description

This beautiful house with a whimsical name dates back to a simpler time. The Barnacle, built in 1891, offers a glimpse of frontier life during the Era of the Bay, when all travel to and from Miami was by boat. Situated on the shore of Biscayne Bay, this was the home of Ralph Middleton Munroe, one of Coconut Grove's most charming and influential pioneers. Munroe preserved the forest on his land, cutting out only a winding buggy trail through the hammock — barely wide enough for one vehicle. As a result, the property contains many large, old trees. Left in its natural state, The Barnacle Hist

: 25.725, -80.243
: 5 acres (0.02 km²)
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: The Barnacle Historic State Park