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Glimpsing Nineteenth Century Life

December 12th, 2012 by Piper Smith

“M-U-S-E-U-M.” The word has kind of a boring ring to it, doesn’t it? Read the rest of this entry »

The False Lights

December 6th, 2012 by Piper Smith

Did you know there are legends that some ships were intentionally lured into danger by the use of false lights at disorienting coordinates? Wreckers would sometimes hang lanterns from the necks of animals and would walk them across the beaches. Read the rest of this entry »

Key West Lighthouse Museum

November 30th, 2012 by Mitch

Did you know that the tower of the lighthouse was originally 46 feet high and powered by 15 oil lamps with 15-inch reflectors? Read the rest of this entry »

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