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The Coast Defenses

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Life at Fort Flagler was very rugged, and Charles Summerall' wife was ill all the time. The water supply consisted of brackish, pumped water for the bathrooms and cistern water for drinking. This was ... More


After the Ball Is Over, 1893–1895

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1894 Flagler renovated his St. Augustine hotels, but the opening of his Royal Poinciana Hotel in Palm Beach diverted winter guests away from St. Augustine. Laura Woodward, one the Ponce de Leon's ... More


Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Thomas Graham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a sympathetic, personal biography of Henry M. Flagler during the years after he left Standard Oil to pursue his second career as builder of Florida. This is also a narrative history of ... More


A Climate for Health and Wealth: The Lure of Tropical Leisure on American Soil

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the selling of California and Florida in the late nineteenth century as leisure-filled tropical escapes for “over-civilized” tourists, especially from the Northeast, where rapid ... More


The Private Henry Morrison Flagler, 1830–1883

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler was born into a humble Presbyterian minister's family in Central New York state and rose to become one of the world's most successful businessmen. He left home at fourteen to seek his fortune ... More


Upstairs and Downstairs, 1888–1890

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler's enterprises transformed St. Augustine. During the summer of 1888, Florida experienced an epidemic of yellow fever that St. Augustine escaped only by imposing a strict quarantine on the ... More


On to Miami, 1896–1897

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler organized his hotel and railroad into an integrated “system” for efficiency. His railroad took the name Florida East Coast Railway. In 1896, St. Augustine opened a bridge to Anastasia Island. ... More


Final Days, 1912–1913

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In January 1912, Flagler's railroad reached Key West, and Flagler arrived to a triumphant reception. President Taft visited St. Augustine. In March 1913, Flagler fell in Whitehall and was confined to ... More


The Old Order: January 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

At the height of the concert season, Karl Muck and Walter Damrosch toured the East Coast with their orchestras, while Fritz Kreisler, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, and Olga Samaroff performed in recital ... More


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