Historic Figures

Carl FisherCarl Fisher

Image no 1963-015-98

Developer Carl Fisher founded Miami Beach.

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Henry FlaglerHenry Flagler

Image no. 1962-024-216

Entrepreneur Henry Flagler extended his Florida East Coast Railway to Miami in 1896, which opened the Miami area to settlement and development.

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Julia TuttleJulia Tuttle

Image no. x-1996-1

Visionary Julia Tuttle persuaded Flagler to extend his railroad south. She was instrumental in the founding of the City of Miami.

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