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Stiltsville Facts

  • Two miles from any shore, seven of the 27 houses remain standing today
  • It is rumored that Al Capone had a gambling operation at Stiltsville
  • Some houses used during Prohibition to store illegal liquor shipments from the Bahamas
  • Privately-owned clubs dominated Stiltsville in the 1940’s – 1960’s
  • In 1941, Stiltsville’s Quarterdeck Club was named the #1 Tourist destination in Miami.
  • National Park Service established Biscayne National Park in 1968 and incorporated Stiltsville into the park’s boundary.