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1891

North bank of the Miami River, c. 1890 (State Archives of Florida)
- North bank of the Miami River, c. 1890 (State Archives of Florida)

1891

Julia DeForest Tuttle, known as the mother of Miami, purchases 644 acres on the north bank of the Miami River. Tuttle immediately begins persuading industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his Florida East Coast railroad south to Miami. 

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