View showing the cottage of George and Eunice Merrick at 937 Coral Way in Coral Gables, Florida.

View showing the cottage of George and Eunice Merrick at 937 Coral Way in Coral Gables, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/165834
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • View showing the cottage of George and Eunice Merrick at 937 Coral Way in Coral Gables, Florida.

Image Number

  • PHF556

Year

  • Not after 1928

Series Title

General Note

  • The honeymoon cottage, known as "Poinciana Place", was built by George E. Merrick for his bride Eunice Peacock.

    Biography Note

  • William A. Fishbaugh sold his first photographs while serving in the mounted police during the Boer War and later in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Upon leaving the service in 1910, he opened a photographic studio in Tampa. In 1920 he moved the studio to Miami, where he did commercial photography for Miami Beach developer Carl Fisher and later for Coral Gables developer George Merrick. Fishbaugh continued photographing the Miami area until shortly before his death in the early 1950s.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 digital image - b&w

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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View showing the cottage of George and Eunice Merrick at 937 Coral Way in Coral Gables, Florida.
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