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April 13, 1896

First train into Miami, April 13, 1896. (State Archives of Florida)
- First train into Miami, April 13, 1896. (State Archives of Florida)

April 13, 1896

The first train, with Henry Flagler aboard, makes its way from Jacksonville to the banks of the Miami River. The train’s arrival effectively opens the once remote and sparsely populated settlement of Miami to the rest of the country.

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