Pictured Above: President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with South Florida Congressman Dante Fascell on October 18, 1968 after signing the bill that created Biscayne National Monument, forerunner of Biscayne National Park . Pictured directly behind the president is Lloyd Miller, an early park champion and a founding member of the SFNPT.
Biscayne National Park News Release / November 30, 2017
History-makers; Biscayne National Park Pioneers Tell Their Stories
HOMESTEAD, FL – Biscayne National Park is hosting a free discussion with local history-makers about the creation of the park 50 years ago. The discussion takes place on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Dante Fascell Visitor Center auditorium.
When two large development proposals threatened Biscayne Bay a small but persistent group led the charge to protect the area and make it a national park. Pioneers and panelists discussing these events include:
Questions will be taken from the audience, authors will be available for book signings and books will be available for purchase.