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

Address:
6200 SW 77th Ave., Miami, FL
Directions:
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.
Hours:
M-F 8:30-5:30; Sa 8:30-4:00; Su 10-3 (Call to verify)
Phone:
305-274-0364
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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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