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1909

Reclaiming the Everglades, the Miami River is on the left and with the canal to the right, Jan. 29, 1912 (State Archives of Florida)
- Reclaiming the Everglades, the Miami River is on the left and with the canal to the right, Jan. 29, 1912 (State Archives of Florida)

1909

Construction of the Miami Canal begins west of today’s 27th Avenue as part of the state’s efforts to drain the Everglades.

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