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Jan. 16, 1897

Postcard of early Miami along 13th Street (today’s Flagler Street. (Miami-Dade Public Library, Digital Collections)
- Postcard of early Miami along 13th Street (today’s Flagler Street. (Miami-Dade Public Library, Digital Collections)

Jan. 16, 1897

Flagler’s grand Royal Palm Hotel opens on the north bank of the Miami River. The 350-room hotel features a 578-foot-long verandah and quickly becomes the center of life in early Miami. It was demolished a few years after the Hurricane of 1926.

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