Florida Frontiers TV - The Conch Republic

Florida Frontiers TV - Episode 27 - The Conch Republic

 

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 Conch Republic, Southern most point
  • Tom Hambright, Key West Historian
  • Cori Convertito, Key West Art and Historical Society
  • Robert Kerstein, Author - Key West on the edge
  • The Little White House
  • Sloppy Joe's Bar, frequented by Ernest Hemmingway
  • Audubon House and Tropical Gardens
  • Key West Museum of Art and History at the Custom House

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