My Florida Timeline

Timeline created by Mairec
In History
  • Henry Flagler born

    Henry Flagler born
    Henry Flagler was a wealthy businessman who made his fortune in the Standard Oil Company. He moved to Florida, where he became an influential real estate and railroad developer, building magnificent hotels in St. Augustine, Palm Beach and Miami. and railroads all along the east coast of Florida to bring visitors to them. He also built churches, schools and hospitals and became known as 'the man who invented Florida.'
  • Florida becomes the 27th State

    Florida becomes the 27th State
  • Swanee River becomes Florida's State Song

    Swanee River becomes Florida's State Song
  • Hurricane Andrew makes landfall in Homestead, Florida

    Hurricane Andrew makes landfall in Homestead, Florida
    Hurricane Andrew caused more than 26.5 billion dollars in damage and was the most expensive hurricane in US history until Katrina in 2005.
  • FL Supreme Court ruling results in George Bush being declared winner of the 2000 presidential election

    FL Supreme Court ruling results in George Bush being declared winner of the 2000 presidential election