Key West is a unique place to visit or live. If fishing, diving and sailing are for you the waters are unbelievably clear, glistening and clean. If on the other hand history, museums, art and architecture are your choice, Key West is filled with rich history, beautiful old buildings and historic homes such as Ernest Hemingway and John J. Audubon's, Harry S. Truman's Little White House or Milton Curry s Mansion built in 1905. Tours by foot, bicycle or open air "conch trains and trolleys" offer excellent monologues on the history, culture and treasures of this old city incorporated in 1828.
Old town offers shops and art galleries from one end of the spectrum to the other. The exceptional diversity in restaurants reflect the numerous countries of origins of the residents. Bars and nightclubs from the local Hog's Breath Saloon and Sloppy Joe's to Hard Rock Cafe. What ever your lifestyle Key West has something of interest for you.
A Yankee outpost during the Civil War, Key West has been host to the military since the Spanish American War. Pirating, salvaging, fishing, canneries, sponging, cigar making have all been major occupations in Key West. Today you can still see cigar making, a perfumery, fabric printing, jewelry making, sandal shops and internationally known, Mel Fishers Treasure Salvors Museum.
Approximately 28,000 call Key West home and another 6,500 spend their winter here. Many thousands visit annually.
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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company
1201 White Street, Suite 101
Key West, FL, 33040
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Spring Break 2012
Key West Island Tour
Parrott Head Meeting of the Minds 2011
Key West Zombie Bike Ride
Key West Poker Run 2011
Ernest Hemmingway Days 2011
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Ernest Hemmingway House
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