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Oct. 24, 1895

Henry Flagler, Florida East Coast Railway, n.d. (State Archives of Florida)
- Henry Flagler, Florida East Coast Railway, n.d. (State Archives of Florida)

Oct. 24, 1895

Julia Tuttle and Henry Flagler strike a deal. She grants him half of her land in exchange for his promise to extend the railroad to Miami. Their contract is affectionately known as “Miami’s birth certificate.”

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