henry flagler

Royal Palm Hotel

Opening of Miami’s Royal Palm Hotel

As part of his agreement to accept land from Julia Tuttle and the Brickells in October of 1895, Henry Flagler committed to extending his railway, building a “fine hotel” and laying out the infrastructure of an area along Biscayne Bay…


Miami’s First Luxury Hotel

Miami Hotel – Flagler’s Promise to Julia Tuttle The Royal Palm Hotel was more than just another of Flagler’s grand hotels that dotted the east coast of Florida. Prior to the Florida East Coast Railway extending the railroad down to…