Coral Gables, Florida: Pioneer Day To Honor Early Settlers Buried At Historic Cemetery

Posted by admin on Feb 26, 2013

“Pioneers! O, Pioneers!” wrote Walt Whitman of the intrepid folks who pushed ever westward when the nation was young. But brave souls ventured far south, too, into a vast, mosquito-infested swampland.

More than 200 of those pioneers are remembered and honored every year at the oldest cemetery south of the Miami River – indeed, one of the oldest historical sites in Coral Gables: Pinewood Cemetery at 7220 SW 47th Court.

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