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Florida History Department

The Florida Keys History Center is dedicated to the stewardship, knowledge, and understanding of the historic, cultural, and ecological diversity of the Florida Keys. Archival materials include newspapers, maps, images, and genealogy resources.

Located in the Key West Library

(305) 809-5261

Hours of Operation

Monday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 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