Miami Historical Figures

Julia Tuttle

Portrait of Julia D. Tuttle – Miami, Florida. Credit: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory.

Mother of Miami

  • Julia DeForest Tuttle (originally Julia DeForest Sturtevant)
  • Born January 22, 1849 in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Originally visited Miami in 1875 and moved sometime after 1886 following the death of her husband.
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