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Key West Shipwreck Museum Blog

Happy First Day of Summer!

June 21st, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Treasure Hunting from the Shore

June 20th, 2017 by Piper Smith

Every once in awhile an article in newspaper appears talking about a new wreck that has been found and the treasures that have been claimed. An exciting experience for these ...

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Happy Fathers Day!

June 18th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Happy Memorial Day!

May 29th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Glass Buoys

May 23rd, 2017 by Piper Smith

Glass buoys were used in the ocean waters to support large fishing nets- could be found with many individual fishing nets strung together, sometimes even miles in extent. These buoys ...

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Happy Mothers Day!

May 14th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Get to Know Jarrett Merkey

May 9th, 2017 by Piper Smith

Title: Actor/Supervisor What brought you to Key West? Born and raised here What’s your favorite thing about your character? I like Smokey Joes humor. What historical fact did you find most interesting about the wrecking ...

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Happy Earth Day!

April 22nd, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Ship Figureheads

April 18th, 2017 by Piper Smith

Leading back to before the Viking period (I know, I thought the vikings started them too) at around 350 and 650 A.D. ship figureheads began making an appearance on large ...

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Happy Easter!

April 16th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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