Miami in Vintage Postcards

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In the brief 100 years since its inception, Miami, which began its life on the shores of the Miami River, has been transformed into an international city that continues to blossom under the warm South Florida sun. Home to just 30,000 pioneering souls in 1920, the greater Miami area has grown to be 2.1 million residents strong and boasts a unique heritage made up of grand hotels and skyscrapers, aviation and marine history, as well as famous people and places.
ISBN: 9780738506432
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Florida
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Using her extensive vintage postcard collection, author Patricia Kennedy shares with readers scenes of Miami from 1898 to the 1940s, including early views of such local landmarks as the Freedom Tower, the Hialeah Racetrack, and Henry Flagler's grand hotel of the past, the Royal Palm. Taking readers on a delightful and informative journey through time, this charming pictorial retrospective will be treasured by longtime residents, newcomers, and visitors alike.
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