The Two Henrys: Henry Plant and Henry Flagler and Their Railroads

The Two Henrys: Henry Plant and Henry Flagler and Their Railroads

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They shared first names. They both first came to Florida looking for a healthy place for their wives. And they both fell in love with the place and with its potential. Henry Plant and Henry Flagler also shared passions for railroads and hotels—and they both ignored the word “impossible.”

Henry Plant, who had steamships in addition to railroads, was determined to have his trains running to a port for ships on the west coast of Florida. In 1884 Plant realized… (more)