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The Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1938, the Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge is located in the lower Florida Keys and Key West and is comprised of about 200,000 acres of open water…

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Key West Cemetery

A horrible hurricane that hit the island on October 11, 1846 disinterred most of the bodies in the original burial ground near the Southernmost Point, so a new location on…

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Key West and the History of Flight

Pan American World Airways, better known as Pan Am, may have gone defunct in 1991, but everybody has heard of it since it was the USA’s main international air service…

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A Brief History of Key West

Florida’s Calusa Indian tribe  was forced to migrate south to Key West where they fought to keep the southernmost lands as the New World was settled. In the process many…

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