Ken Wilde of the Miami Springs Historical Society shared this picture of Parker vertical lift bridge connecting Hialeah and Miami Springs in the up position. The bridge was towed up the Miami Canal by barge from it’s original location at NW 36th St in 1954.

Lift Bridge in it’s original location at NW 36th St in 1954 ‚Äď Photo Courtesy Miami Springs Historical Society

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

Address:
501 East Drive
Miami Springs, FL 33166

Directions: 

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.

To help support our Members and volunteers’ efforts, we ask for a suggested minimum donation of $8 when visitors arrive (MS Historical Society members, and children under the age of 12 accompanied by an adult, are admitted free to this program).

 

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