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History of Miami

Miami's has a colorful history that has contributed to its role as the cultural, economic, and financial center of southern Florida. Cover image by Deyson Ortiz is made available on Pixabay.

  • 1.

    Freedom Tower

    Freedom Tower

    The "Ellis Island of the South" welcomed Cuban refugees fleeing the Castro regime

  • 2.

    Cape Florida Lighthouse

    Cape Florida Lighthouse

    The oldest surviving lighthouse in the state of Florida

  • 3.

    Bayfront Park

    Bayfront Park

    A community park by the waters of Biscayne Bay

  • 4.

    Little Havana

    Little Havana

    The heart of Cuban culture and community in Miami

  • 5.

    Art Deco District

    Art Deco District

    A colorful, historic district in South Beach

  • 6.

    Fontainebleau Hotel

    Fontainebleau Hotel

    A legendary hotel on Millionaire's Row in Miami Beach

  • 7.

    The Ancient Spanish Monastery

    The Ancient Spanish Monastery

    The oldest building in the Western Hemisphere

  • 8.

    HistoryMiami Museum

    HistoryMiami Museum

    Learn about what makes Miami "The Magic City" at the HistoryMiami Museum

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