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Key West Shipwreck Museum Blog

A Quick History of Wrecking in the Florida Keys

January 16th, 2018 by Piper Smith

In 1820, the wrecking industry boomed in the Florida Keys. Florida was declared a Territory, then an official port of entry, and before you know it, Key West and the ...

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Happy New Year!

January 1st, 2018 by Piper Smith


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Happy Holidays!

December 25th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Happy First Day of Winter!

December 21st, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23rd, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Happy Veterans Day!

November 11th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Daylight Savings Ends!

November 5th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Widows Walk

October 24th, 2017 by Piper Smith

A widow's walk is also known as a Widow's Watch. It is a small railed rooftop platform frequently found on 19th-century North American coastal houses. They are a common sight ...

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Happy Columbus Day!

October 9th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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