Miami - The Magic City
History of Miami Florida 127 pag of pictures and descriptions. The Images fo America series celebratates the history of neigborhoods, towns, and cities across Miami. Miami sprang into exitence on July 28, 1896 following the extension of the Florida East Coast Railway from West Palm Beach. Author Seth H. Bramson, whose family moved to the Miami area in 1946, is know nationally as the foremost authority on the historyof transportation to, from and within Florida.