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Key West
Flagler Station Over-Sea Railway
901 Caroline Street
Key West FL 33040
Phone 305 295-3562
Web Site http://www.keywestweb.com/redirect.php?url=http://www.flaglerstation.net/
Description tells the story of railway built mostly over water to connect Key West to the mainland
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
New or Updated: 05/25/2003

Key West
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society
200 Greene Street
Key West FL 33040
Phone 305 294-2633
Web Site http://www.melfisher.org/museum.htm
E-mail mailto:info@melfisher.org
Description artifacts from shipwrecks explored by Mel Fisher
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Era 17th

Florida
Aero Marine Pan Am Museum
301 Whitehead Street
Key West FL 33040
Phone 305-293-8484
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource Museum

Key West
East Martello Museum and Gallery
3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West FL 33040
Phone 305 296-3913
Web Site http://www.kwahs.com/martello.htm
Description local history, folk art, paintings, furniture all in 1861 fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Building Type Fort
Collection A-F Costumes
Collection N-Z Paintings
Owner/Operator: Key West Art & Historical Society
New or Updated: 05/20/2003

Florida
Key West
Fort Jefferson/Dry Tortugas
Garden Key
PO Box 6208
Key West FL 33040
Phone 305 242-7700
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/drto/
E-mail mailto:DRTO_Information@nps.gov
Description 70 miles west of Key West, never-completed fort, abundant birds and marine life, reachable only by boat or seaplane
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Field of Study/Science Facility Wildlife
Era 1846
Owner/Operator: NPS
New or Updated: 05/26/2003

Key West
Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site
Southard Street, Turman Annex
PO Box 6560
Key West FL 33041
Phone 305 292-6713
Web Site http://www.dep.state.fl.us/parks/district5/fortzacharytaylor/index.asp
Description fort played a significant role as Union outpost in the Civil War, coastal defense works well into 20th century, large collection of armaments on site
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Era 1845

Florida
Lake City
Columbia County Historical Museum
105 S Hernando St
Lake City FL 32025
Phone 904 755-9096
Web Site http://www.springs-r-us.com/interest.htm -Columbia%20County%20Historical%20Museum
Description local history with interest in Civil War
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

Lake Wales
Lake Wales Depot Museum & Cultural Center
325 South Scenic Highway
Lake Wales FL 33853
Phone 863 678-4209
Web Site http://www.cityoflakewales.com/lwdepot.htm
E-mail mailto:Jnanek@cityoflakewales.com
Description history of local industries, 3 railcars, scale model railroad
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Depot
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection N-Z Photography
Era 1928

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