Henry Edward Perrine

Henry Edward Perrine

Henry Perrine was a horticulturalist who promoted the cultivation of tropical plant species. He served as United States Consul in Campeche, Mexico. He lived in the Florida Keys after co-founding the Tropical Plant Company. Part of Perrine's land grant eventually became the community of Perrine, Florida.

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 5 Apr 1797
  • Death Date: 7 Aug 1840
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Burial Mounds in South Florida
Burial mounds are studied, and mention is made of the historical tales of pirates and the development of the area for tourism.