Historic Markers Across Florida

The Perrine Land Grant

Marker ID: FLHM F-215
Location: U.S. 1 at 16165 S. Dixie Highway
County: Miami-Dade
Coordinates: N 25° 37.091    W 080° 20.738
  25.61818333    -80.34563333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3ZQV


In 1838, the United States Congress granted a township of land in the southern extremity of Florida to noted horticulturist Dr. Henry Perrine and his associates. This land was to be used in experiments aimed at introducing foreign tropical plants and seed


City: Perrine