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. Contents The first permanent European settlers in the Miami area arrived around 1800 Pedro Fornells a Menorcan survivor of the New Smyrna colony moved to Key Biscayne to meet the terms of his Royal Grant for the island Although he returned with his family to St Augustine after six months he left a caretaker behind on the island On a trip to the island in 1803 Fornells had noted the presence of squatters on the mainland across Biscayne Bay from the island in 1825 U.S Marshal Waters Smith visited the Cape Florida Settlement (which was on the mainland) and conferred with squatters who wanted to obtain title to the land they were occupying on the mainland the Bahamian "squatters" had settled along the coast beginning in the 1790s John Egan had also received a grant from Spain during the Second Spanish Period John's son James Egan his wife Rebecca Egan his widow Mary "Polly" Lewis and Mary's brother-in-law Jonathan Lewis all received 640-acre land grants from the U.S. in present-day Miami Temple Pent and his family did not receive a land grant but nevertheless stayed in the area, FIU is ranked 2nd in the U.S. for granting biology bachelor's degrees and 6th in granting master's degrees to minorities according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education; . . . The Miami Fusion a defunct Major League Soccer team played at Lockhart Stadium in nearby Broward County the Miami Kickers a Women's Premier Soccer League played at American Heritage School in Plantation Broward County.
Miami Florida Business directory North Bay Village, Julia Tuttle Causeway Wynwood/Edgewater and Miami Beach 1959 Freedom Tower. . . ! . From the Glades peoples two major nations emerged in the area: the Calusa and the Tequesta the Calusa was the largest and most powerful nation in South Florida it controlled fifty villages located on Florida's west coast around Lake Okeechobee and on the Florida Keys Most Calusa villages were located at the mouths of rivers or on key islands the Calusa were hunter-gatherers who lived on small game fish turtles alligators shellfish and various plants Most of their tools were made of bone or teeth although sharpened reeds were also effective for hunting or war Calusa weapons consisted of bows and arrows atlatls and spears Canoes were used for transportation and South Florida tribes often canoed through the Everglades but rarely lived in them Canoe trips to Cuba were also common!