Travel — Florida
Key West, Florida Keys
Key West Attractions
Key West Museums
— Historical Homes & Museums
— Ernest Hemmingway Home
— Truman Little White House
— Mell Fisher Maritime Museum
Key West — Rich Literary History
Key West has a rich literary history — it's
long been a mecca for writers and artists. Did you know that 27 Pullizer-Prize
winning novelists have called Key West home?
Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemmingway lived
in Key West in the 30s and 40s — he did about 50% of his writing
there, including his classic "For Whom The Bell Tolls."
Tennessee Williams completed "A Streetcar
Named Desire" at a local Key West Hotel.
Harry Truman (America's 33rd President)
spent so many working vacations in Key West during his Presidency
(175 days), that the
house and gardens he visited became known as "The Little
Key West Historical Homes & Museums
Hemmingway Home & Museum
Thousands of visitors from around the world come to see the famous
Nobel Prize winner's home and museum.
Truman Little White House
The Little White House, a national
and Key West landmark, has been visited by six U.S. Presidents,
a King and several Ambassadors.
The Mell Fisher Museum
The Mell Fisher Museum houses $450 million in sunken
off the coast of Key West — it was one of the richest treasures found
since the opening of King Tut's Tomb.
Shipwreck of the
Century and Hitting the Motherlode
Weekends & Holidays
Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum
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