Whilden-Carrier Cottage

Whilden-Carrier Cottage (HM1ICZ)

Location: Miami, FL 33156 Miami-Dade County
Country: United States of America

N 25° 40.155', W 80° 17.174'

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This cottage is typical of the pioneer dwellings built by homesteaders who settled in rural Dade County during the early 1900s through 1930s. It belonged to Carl Whilden, chief foreman at Fairchild Tropical Garderns. Whilden built the cottage in 1932 on land belonging to his wife Mary Carrier. The Carriers were an early pioneer family from Quebec, Canada, that homesteaded on 20 acres of pine woodlands located near Snapper Creek and Ludlam Road. The Whildens lived in this cottage from the Depression through the early 1970s. Their property included vegetable gardens, fruit trees, tropical specimens and native species bounded by oolitic rock walls and terraces. The cottage was designated a historic site by Miami-Dade County's Historic Preservation Board in 2000 and was relocated to Pinecrest Gardens in 2003.


Village Council
Evelyn Langlier Greer, Mayor
Leslie Bowe, Vice Mayor
Cindie Blanck
Barry Blaxberg
Robert Kingston

Peter G. Lombardi, Village Manager
Guido H. Inguanzo, Jr. CMC, Village Clerk
Cynthia A. Everett, P.A., Village Attorney
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HM NumberHM1ICZ
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Placed ByVillage of Pinecrest, Florida
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Date Added Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 571632 N 2839249
Decimal Degrees25.66925000, -80.28623333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 40.155', W 80° 17.174'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 40' 9.3" N, 80° 17' 10.44" W
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Area Code(s)305, 786
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5855 SW 111th St, Miami FL 33156, US
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