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July 28, 1896

Postcard of early Miami along 12th Avenue, today’s Flagler Street. (State Archives of Florida)
- Postcard of early Miami along 12th Avenue, today’s Flagler Street. (State Archives of Florida)

July 28, 1896

Miami the “Magic City” is born. 344 men vote to incorporate the city (women were not allowed to vote); more than a third of registered voters were Bahamian immigrants.

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