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1. Established in 1963, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park was the first undersea park in the United States. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1972.The park named for the late John D. Pennekamp, a Miami newspaper editor, whose efforts contributed to the establishments of Everglades National Park and the preservation of what would become John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.The park contains a wide variety of tropical vegetation, shore birds and marine life. 2.The Florida Everglades, located in southern Florida, is one of the largest wetlands in the world. Several hundred years ago, this wetlands was a major part of a 5,184,000 acre watershed that covered almost a third of the entire state of Florida. It nickname is the "River of Grass"3. “El Festival de la Calle Ocho” is a one-day “rumba” or fiesta that occurs in Miami . This festival takes place in March each year between 27th Ave and 4th Ave along Southwest 8th Street, that is 23 blocks along “Calle Ocho” in Little Havana with activities for everybody.4. La piscina de coral i s a pool.The Pool is an aquatic pool unlike any other in the country. It has been enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world, and is still one of the main tourist attractions for those visiting the City of Coral Gables in Forida.The pool was created in 1923 from a coral rock quarry, where much of the original coral rock was used to border and further accentuate the pool. It also features two large historic lookout towers, with a view to the City Beautiful. 5. Domino Park, also known as Maximo Gomez Park, is a landmark in Little Havana and marks the gathering place for the older Cuban culture in Miami. it is a place to go and play a game odf dominoes with friends. At all hours of the day you can find local retired residents playing a game of dominos as well as chess and checkers under shade while drinking Cuban coffee and discussing Cuban politics The park is located on the corner of SW 8th Street, Calle Ocho, and 15th Avenue

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