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Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine
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Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Thomas Graham

Abstract

This book is a sympathetic, personal biography of Henry M. Flagler during the years after he left Standard Oil to pursue his second career as builder of Florida. This is also a narrative history of the transformation of St. Augustine, Florida, from a remote village on the Southern frontier of America into a modern city. However, the narrative expands beyond St. Augustine to follow the extension of Flagler's railroad and hotel empire down the East Coast of Florida to Palm Beach, Miami, and, ultimately, Key West. This book tells the stories of a variety of people whose lives touched Henry M. Fla ... More

Keywords: Florida, Flagler, Key West, Miami, Palm Beach, railroad, St. Augustine, tourism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049373
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049373.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Graham, author