Saturday, March 10, 2007

Coral Gables Merrick House

This is the family home of our cities founder, George Merrick. His father had a grove of grapefruit, avocado and guava. When George Merrick was designing the city he first thought that he would call it Guavonia. Fortunately that did not happen. The name Coral Gables refers to the coral color of the gables on this house.