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The Flagler Centennial this January

The railroad built by Henry Flagler and first connected the Keys to mainland Florida is turning 100 this year.  The mad dream that ended up with the seven mile bridge, the railroad and eventually inspired the overseas highway is part of our incredible keys history.  The celebration this january includes a fishing tournament, a display of historic artifacts and a special “Flagler’s speedway to sunshine” exhibit.   Check out more information here about marathon’s place in railroad history.   

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