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2011 

When you climb the 88 steps to the top of our KeyWest Lighthouse, you are walking the path of some incredible lighthouse keepers from Key West’s past. One of the most well-known keepers and a lady I can only admire was Barbara Mabrity. Barbara Mabrity became the Key West Lighthouse Keeper in 1832...
07/29/2011
Would you believe this is college housing – - – waterfront residence, located adjacent to dive training lagoon, fully furnished, free Wi-Fi, security, and fitness center?  Just one of the advantages of going to college full-time in Key West!  This new residence hall opens in the fall at our Flori...
07/24/2011
I’ve lived in Key West over 25 years and I think I’ve heard every legend, tall tale, and wild secret. The real facts about KeyWestare just as interesting!  This island truly is one-of-a-kind and we love it that way. Let’s start with our unique geography.  As many of you know, KeyWest is closer to...
07/21/2011
I invite you to step aboard the last tall ship built in Key West and sail into history on the Schooner Western Union. This schooner was launched on April 7, 1939 specifically as a cable laying schooner by Thompson Enterprises of Key West.  She had two engines to keep her steady at sea while layin...
07/17/2011
Tune into the Travel Channel this month and see three of our favorite Key West dishes take center stage! The show, Man v. Food Nation, was on our island filming for an episode that debuted on July 6 and will be rerun nine times through July 18. As far as I’m concerned, Key lime pie is the ultimat...
07/13/2011
One of the most exciting days for us in Key West was July 20, 1985 when the legendary treasure hunter, Mel Fisher, found $450 million of treasure from the sunken Spanish galleon the Atocha. Our island will honor Mel Fisher and his discovery during Mel Fisher Days July 14 - 17. The festival begins...
07/13/2011
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