Pioneering the Past: The Story of the Brickell Family--South Florida's Forgotten Founders

Now - November 22, 2021

The Museum of the Everglades

105 W. Broadway
Everglades City, FL 34139

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Guest curator Cesar Becerra created this traveling tribute to William and Mary Brickell, early pioneer settlers in South Florida whose story has been largely diminished or even ignored in favor of a more romantic narrative. The exhibit explores the marginalization of the couple's role as the co-founders of Miami as well as their contributions to the birth and growth of commerce in South Florida as a whole.