Brooch Wisdom

Hialeah 1969 – Vintage Flamingo Brooch from Florida

When opening my gifts I got from CreaSint I received one special package. A salmon pink colored brooch in the shape of a flamingo. On the brooch there were silver letters saying ‘Hialeah 1969’. So I wondered… what was Hialeah? Hialeah is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, Wikipedia told me. But why the flamingo? Hialeah Park Apparently, there is also a huge park called Hialeah Park. In 1933, these exotic, colourful birds were introduced in the park.The park became so famous for its flamingo flocks that it has been officially designated a sanctuary for the American Flamingo by the Audubon […]