The character of modern-day South Florida owes an awful lot to one man: Henry Morrison Flagler, a dogged entrepreneur and booster who's almost singlehandedly responsible for developing and promoting the region in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The Flagler Museum tells his story within the walls of his mighty Palm Beach mansion, Whitehall, a National Historic Landmark that's still downright breathtaking.
You'll learn all about Flagler's rise as a businessman, his partnership with John D. Rockefeller, and his groundbreaking projects such as the Florida East Coast Railway (which once extended out to Key West). Other exhibits evoke the Gilded Age in America, the spirit of which Flagler fully embodied. Come get the lowdown on one of the key figures in Florida's history!
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