Tag: Conch Republic

Conch Republic

You may have heard Key West referred to as the Conch Republic. That is because in 1982, Key West seceded from the United States. What prompted this move was a roadblock set up by the US Border Patrol on US1…

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Key West Historic Markers

For all of those history buffs out there, Key West has a very long and rich history. And if you are visiting the island, you should really take a self guided history tour via the Historic Markers. All around the…

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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 Indians were killed and the Key West beaches were used…

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