Monday, February 7, 2011


In Key West, we became fascinated with Henry Flagler.
If you aren't familiar with this lion of an entrepenur, I
invite you to click here to read about him.

Credited with inventing Florida tourism,
his name can be found on streets, public buildings,
universities, hotels, museums, and even churches.

His home in Palm Beach has been converted into a museum.

It was worth every penny of the admission price.

Museum quality art and fabulous furnishings compliment the
architectural detail of the house itself.

The best part of the museum for us was Flagler's
personal rail coach.  Trust me:  It is
very different from the compartments
Stanley and I get when we travel on Amtrak.

We were able to walk through and study it to
our heart's content - even if it did make me
green with envy.

The grounds are as beautiful as the interior of the home.

Pure outdoor oppulence!

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