Key West has a diverse history that includes "wreckers," writers, hippies, homosexuals, and U.S. Presidents. In 1982, the island seceded from the Union to form the Conch Republic.
The Florida Historical Society Thanks Our Sponsors:
Division of Cultural Affairs
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
The Florida Historical Society Press preserves Florida’s past through the publication of books on a wide variety of topics relating to our state’s diverse history and culture.
Jessie Ball duPont Fund
This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
Florida's Space Coast Office of Tourism
This project is sponsored in part by Florida's Space Coast Office of Tourism.