Tag: Key West History

Key West Historical Markers: The Captain George Carey House and the Pirates Well

I was wondering downtown the other day and I came across a sign posted in front of one of the historic downtown homes that said “Pirates Well.” I have walked by this place a hundred times and had never noticed…

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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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