Frank

Richmond Heights developer, Captain Frank C. Martin

“Captain Frank Crawford Martin developed Richmond Heights as a good sound business decision. He did not have a desire to be the creator of social change…but he did. He orchestrated many firsts for Blacks.”

- Patricia Harper Garrett & Jessica Garrett Modkins

Join the Authors

 

Images of America: Miami’s Richmond Heights publishes on Monday, December 2.

University of MiamiMonday, October 21 
Authors Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins will speak to students about this part of Miami’s history.
Richmond Middle School, Friday, December 27
Join authors Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins for the Richmond Middle School’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Talent Show and book signing from 7 – 9 p.m. This event is opened to the public.
Richmond Middle School, Saturday, December 28
Join authors Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins for the Symposium: An Afternoon with the Authors from 1 – 3 p.m. This event is opened to the public.
Elks Lodge #948Saturday, December 28 

Join authors Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins for the Richmond Middle School’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and book signing. Tickets available now at http://richmondheights.eventbrite.com

2014

Speaking Engagement | Florida International University – South Campus, Monday, February 10

Join Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins for “A Conversation with the Authors,” starting at 6 pm in the Green Library, Special Collections Reading Room: GL 422.  This special event is open to the public.

Speaking Engagement | Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Tuesday, February 11

Authors Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins will speak from 11:15 am – 12:30 pm in room R402 about Miami’s history in honor of Miami Dade’s 2014 Black History Month Celebration.  This event is open to the public.

Book Signing | Costco, Saturday February 15

Join Authors Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins for a book signing at the Costco in Miami, 8300 Park Blvd., at 11 am.  This event is open to Costco members.

“The Symposium Part II” | Second Baptist Church, Saturday February 15

Join authors Patricia Harper Garrett and Jessica Garrett Modkins for “The Symposium Part II at Second Baptist Church in Richmond Heights, 11111 Pinkston Drive, Miami, Florida, 33176 from 3 pm to 5 pm. This event is opened to the public. Confirmed panelist include community pioneers Eddie Redding, Laura Ann Palmore, Samuel & Queen Armstrong, and Eugene Williams and Captain Frank C. Martin (Son of the Community Developer).

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