Curtiss Mansion Historic Home Tour

Curtiss Mansion Historic Home Tour

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1 hour Historical Tour begins at 10am. $5/pp – Kids under 12 Free.

The restored Curtiss Mansion in Miami Springs is the former Florida home of famed Aviator & Inventor, Glenn Hammond Curtiss. The Mansion was built in 1925 and the architecture is Pueblo Revival.

Known as the ‘Father of Naval Aviation’ and ‘The Fastest Man on Earth.’ Along with his over 500 inventions/400 patents and contributions to the Aviation Industry, Curtiss was also instrumental in the 1920s land boom of Miami. Contemporaries of Merrick, Fairchild and Rickenbacker; he founded Miami Springs, Hialeah and Opa Locka. He donated the land for the Miami International Airport and the Opa Locka Airport where he originally was training Naval Aviators.

These tours will be continuing on Saturdays. We are also in the process of training docents for upcoming bike tours of his other buildings, architectural and garden tours. Please join us in helping make Glenn Curtiss a household name again and exposing this beautiful gem in Miami that at one point was abandoned & partially burned in fires. Fully Restored, Smithsonian Recognized & Historically Registered.

Come see us Miami!

Tags: Special Interest, Historic, Curtiss, Mansion, Local, Tour, Tourism, Miami Springs

Posted By: Curtiss Mansion Inc




Event Details

Date: December 16, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

This event also occurs on 12/23/2017, 12/30/2017, 01/06/2018, 01/13/2018 and 50 more dates. [see all dates]



Location:
Curtiss Mansion Inc.
500 DEER RUN
MIAMI SPRINGS, Florida 33166

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Curtiss Mansion Inc. (CMI), a Florida-registered 501(c)3, was established to preserve the former home and legacy of legendary hero Glenn Hammond Curtiss, an aviator, inventor, and South Florida land developer. In 2012 the mansion reopened to the public, fully restored in the Pueblo Revival architectural style this 1925 home was originally built in. The Curtiss Mansion has been has been recognized by The Smithsonian and is a designated site on the National Register of Historic Places.

With adaptive redesign of the interior for maximum flexible use of space and complete ADA access, restrooms and elevator, the Mansion provides the perfect location for a wide range of events and programs. Here you will find a unique mix of fine and performing arts presentations, lectures, films, exhibits, youth activities, private/corporate events, and more.

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