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Key West Houses of Worship

Religion may not be what one thinks of when they think Key West, but the island is home to many houses of worship including a Catholic Basilica, St. Mary’s Star of the Sea. ┬áBut just because the island is so…

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Ernest Hemingway

Key West Resident Profiles: Ernest Hemingway

Today would have been Ernest Hemingway’s 115th birthday, and Key West always has a week long Hemingway Days celebration around this time of year in honor of the island’s most famous resident. The author only lived here from 1928 to…

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San Carlos Institute

The San Carlos Institute located at 516 Duval Street is open daily and is free admission. I have walked by this building countless times and never visited until recently. I had no idea of what to expect inside this picturesque…

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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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