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The Old Seven Mile Bridge

A Florida Treat: Waling the Old Seven Mile Bridge Imagine walking on a bridge where on each side you see blue-green ocean: on one side the Atlantic Ocean, and on the other the Gulf of Mexico. Open only to pedestrians and cyclists, the historic Seven Mile Bridge is a wonderful way to experience Old Florida. The Florida Keys are famous for sportfishing and panoramic views when driving the new Seven-Mile Bridge, built in 1982. However, before this engineering marvel was ready to host thousands of cars every day, the old railroad bridge built through Henry Flagler reigned supreme. This bridge, constructed in the early 1900s, was used until 1935, when a hurricane devastated the area and destroyed the bridge. The...

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