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Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Author: Thomas Graham
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written for the average reader in plenty of time for the celebration of the founding of St. Augustine, Graham explores St. Augustine as Henry Flagler, the railroad baron who created Florida's East Coast tourism, saw it and built it.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry Morrison Flagler; Henry Morrison Flagler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Graham
ISBN: 9780813049373 0813049377
OCLC Number: 857740651
Awards: Commended for Florida Book Award (Florida Nonfiction) 2015
Description: xi, 583 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Dr. Anderson of St. Augustine, 1839-1880 --
Visions of the ancient city, 1869-1880 --
The private Henry Morrison Flagler, 1830-1883 --
Coming to Florida, 1883-1885 --
Architects Carrere and Hastings, 1885 --
Remaking the oldest city, 1885 --
First, buy the railroad, 1885-1886 --
Construction of the Ponce de Leon, 1885-1887 --
Transforming St. Augustine, 1887 --
Electricity, water, and final touches, 1887 --
Opening day, 1888 --
Upstairs and downstairs, 1888-1890 --
Memorial Church, 1890 --
Hotel life in paradise, 1891 --
The season in St. Augustine, 1892-1893 --
After the ball is over, 1893-1895 --
On to Miami, 1896-1897 --
Into Caribbean waters, 1897-1899 --
Modern times, 1900-1902 --
The challenge of Key West, 1903-1906 --
Returning to St. Augustine, 1906-1911 --
Final days, 1912-1913.
Other Titles: Mister Flagler's Saint Augustine
Responsibility: Thomas Graham.

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Written for the average reader in plenty of time for the celebration of the founding of St. Augustine, Graham explores St. Augustine as Henry Flagler, the railroad baron who created Florida's East Coast tourism, saw it and built it.

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