Historic Sites

Key West history pre-dates the beginning of the United States. Here are a few places worth visiting.

Key West was settled early in the history of the United States. Historical sites are around every corner – each offering a fascinating story.

Here are our suggestions:

Custom’s House

Custom’s House

One of Key West's most impressive structures, the Custom House was where wrecking cases were adjudicated by a Federal magistrate.
Hemingway House

Hemingway House

Where the writer worked on For Whom the Bell Toll, To Have and Have Not, and other famous works.
East Martello

East Martello

Early strategic fort and home to an interesting museum filled with early island artifacts.