Arva Moore Parks McCabe

Arva Moore Parks McCabe (born 1939) is a historian, author and preservationist in Miami, Florida. A University of Florida alumna (1960), she was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame (1986)[1] and was honored in Coral Gables Citizen of the Year. She has worked to preserve Harry Truman’s Little White House and the Biltmore Hotel. She wrote Miami, The Magic City and George Merrick’s Coral Gables. She runs the Coral Gables Museum and has served as president of HistoryMiami, chaired Coral Gables' Historic Preservation Board, and the Florida Humanities Council.[2] She produced films on Miami and Coconut Grove (she won an Emmy Award from the Florida Academy of Television Arts and Sciences) and chaired the Florida Endowment for the Humanities in 1982-83.[1]


  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-23. Retrieved 2012-10-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. [Arva Moore Parks: Keeper of the Past] January 13, 2012 University of Florida Magazine
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