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Florida Rapids in the Miami River 1896

Florida Rapids in the Miami River 1896

I love how you can enlarge this soooo big and see every detail....  I feel like I could step right into it and talk to these people.  So cool! Circa 1910. "Hotel Halcyon and Avenue B looking north -- Miami, Fla."

I love how you can enlarge this soooo big and see every detail. I feel like I could step right into it and talk to these people. Circa "Hotel Halcyon and Avenue B looking north -- Miami, Fla.

Maps at the Library of Congress

Maps at the Library of Congress

1915 Aerial View Of West Palm Beach Photograph - 1915 Aerial View Of West Palm Beach Fine Art Print

Crystal River Preserve State Park can be a beautiful getaway. Check out our guide to visiting at http://www.rv123.com/blog/crystal-river-preserve-state-park-florida/

Crystal River Preserve State Park can be a beautiful getaway. Check out our guide to visiting at http://www.rv123.com/blog/crystal-river-preserve-state-park-florida/

Julia Tuttle (1849-1898) owned much of the land which was eventually to become the city of Miami. She convinced Henry Flagler to extend his railroads to the Miami River, a project that was completed in 1896. Tuttle is often referred to as the "Mother of Miami".

Julia Tuttle owned much of the land which was eventually to become the city of Miami. She convinced Henry Flagler to extend his railroads to the Miami River, a project that was completed in Tuttle is often referred to as the "Mother of Miami".

The "Rapids" weren't very rapid along Miami River in Florida, circa 1905.

The "Rapids" weren't very rapid along Miami River in Florida, circa

Rapids on the Miami River (Photonegative- 1896)

Rapids on the Miami River (Photonegative-

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