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Wed, Sep 13

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Florida International University

Henry Flagler and The Birth of Miami

Come meet the founding father of Miami, Henry Morrison Flagler, as portrayed by historian Cesar A. Becerra in a living history presentation. Learn how this oil baron and railroad tycoon reinvented himself in Florida's forgotten frontier only to give birth to several major cities.

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Henry Flagler and The Birth of Miami
Henry Flagler and The Birth of Miami

Time & Location

Sep 13, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Florida International University, 3000 NE 151st St, North Miami, FL 33181, USA

About the event

Henry Morrison Flagler was a scion of the kerosene era and John D Rockefeller's number two at Standard Oil in Ohio. In the forgotten frontier of Florida, Flagler reinvented himself and gave birth to the tourism industry as well as several major cities. Come meet Flagler himself as portrayed by historian Cesar A. Becerra in a living history presentation complemented by archival images. 

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