Stories with 'george merrick' tag

How’d a grapefruit farmer end up getting a major Miami road named after him?

Charles Le Jeune was a successful grapefruit farmer in Miami’s early days and ended up getting a major road named in his honor.

/ July 17, 2018


Meet George Merrick, the man who made Coral Gables

In a mere eight years, George Merrick transformed Coral Gables from part of Miami’s sleepy backcountry into a lush, stately city of its own.

/ April 18, 2016