William Jennings Bryan's Winter Home
Outside view of Villa Serena
Bryan campaigning for President, October 1896.
Another view of Villa Serena
To learn more about Bryan's life, please read Michael Kazin's book, A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan.
Backstory and Context
Bryan became a public advocate for Miami and promoted tourism in the area, as well as Coral Gables. He would later found the University of Miami. Late in his life, Bryan was a prosecutor involved in the supreme court trial, The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes. He died five days after the trial.