Miami, Florida: Grave of Edward Leedskalnin

Ed was the builder and proprietor of Coral Castle and, some claim, a space alien.

Miami Memorial Park Cemetery

6200 SW 77th Ave., Miami, FL
Miami Memorial Park Cemetery. Entrance is between SW 61st and 62nd Sts, on the west side of SW 77th Ave., which is a frontage road for the southbound Palmetto Expy. Ask at the office for directions to Ed's grave.
Gates open Su-F 8:30-dusk. Closed Sa. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Grave of Edward Leedskalnin

The grave of Edward Leedskalnin is located section B lot 1886 space 5.

[S, 05/05/2022]

Ed's grave site.

Grave of Edward Leedskalnin

Gravesite of the Edward Leedskalnin, master of Egyptian physics and, some claim, a space alien. Builder and proprietor of Coral Castle. Survived decades with tuberculosis, but stepped away from his Castle to visit Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Died there of a kidney infection 28 days later.

[James Sanders, 11/15/2017]

A stop for Coral Castle completists. It was curtains for Ed once he left the soothing vortex of his coral Shangri-La.

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