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Harry Truman Little White House Key West

Located in Truman Annex just off of Whitehead Street in Key West, Florida is the Harry Truman Little White House Museum. Initially, this building constructed in 1890 served as the Naval Station Commander’s headquarters during the Spanish American War and…

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Key West Holiday Historic Inn Tour

Key West might not have the cold temperatures or the snow to make it feel like Christmas, but we do have the lights! On the first of the two lighted historic inn tours offered this holiday season, my friend Pam…

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Key West Custom House Museum

The Custom House, located at 281 Front Street and overlooking Mallory Square, is one of the most beautiful and recognizable edifices in Key West. It is fitting that this building now houses so much information about the history of Key…

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Key West and the Military

The US military has an illustrious history in Key West which started back in the early 1800’s. And we can thank former resident and┬ábusinessman John Simonton, who in 1821 lobbied the US government to establish a naval base on the…

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