Please note: Marathon Library is currently closed as we move to our new location. Key West, Islamorada, Key Largo & Big Pine Libraries welcome in-person visits. Please see posts below for information about hours and 24/7 online services.

Florida History Department

The Florida History Department houses a vast array of local history archival materials, including newspapers, images, and genealogy resources.

Located in the Key West Library

(305) 809-5260

(305) 809-5261

Hours of Operation

Monday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Florida History News

  • Talks with Tom Hambright

    An occasional series of chats with Historian Tom Hambright. Produced and filmed […]

  • Online Historical Archive Surpasses 30,000,000 views

    A modest 2002 grant started something that grew quite big. This month, […]

Florida History Services

Florida History Resources

Florida History Images