July 4, 1926 at the Hialeah Country Club Estates– (Photo courtesy Miami Springs Historical Society and Museum.)

On July 4, 1926 a long line of automobiles and trucks decorated with flags and banners paraded through the streets of Hialeah and the Country Club Estates development (later became Miami Springs) under the auspices of the Hialeah Civic Club. The parade Included members of the Civic Club, city officials, motorcycle policemen, clowns, musicians, citizens an persons connected with the various businesses in Hialeah. The following month the development of Country Club Estates would be incorporated and in 1930 the name was changed to Miami Springs. The July 4, 1926 photo is looking south across the decorated Warren Pony Swing Bridge(still in use today) with the Hialeah First State Bank of the right and the Clune building(later Stadnik building, still standing today) on the left.

Visit the Miami Springs Historical Society and Museum  The Miami Springs Historical Society is located at 501 East Drive in Miami Springs.

Miami Springs Historical Society Museum

501 East Drive
Miami Springs, FL 33166


From the Palmetto, exit at NW 36th Street and head East on NW 36th Street.  Continue East on NW 36th Street and make a left hand turn (North) on East Drive.  Continue North until you reach 501 East Drive.

From I-95, take I-95 to State Road 112 Westbound.  Exit State Road 112 at NW 36th Street.  Continue west on NW 36th Street until you reach East Drive.  Make a right hand turn at East Drive (North).  Continue North on East Drive until you reach 501 East Drive.

From Hialeah, take Okeechobee Road until you reach East 4th Avenue.  Turn south on East 4th Avenue and cross the bridge into Miami Springs.  Take the center lane and continue south onto East Drive.  You’ll see Stafford Park on your left hand side and then the entrance to the Museum Parking lot at 501 East Drive.

Map to the Miami Springs Historical Society

Miami Springs Historical Museum Hours

The Museum is open each Saturday (except Christmas & New Years) from 12 Noon to 4 pm.

Entrance is FREE!

Donations are welcome.


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