Islamorada in Monroe County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Tea Table Key
The Navy's first steamship, "The Sea Gull" was based here.
While the Navy was looking for Indians in the Everglades, the Indians attacked nearby Indian Key on Aug. 7, 1840 destroying the village and county seat of Dade County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1513.
Location. 24° 53.578′ N, 80° 40.148′ W. Marker is in Islamorada, Florida, in Monroe County. Marker is on Overseas Highway (U.S. 1 at milepost 71), 1˝ miles south of Old State Road 4a, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Islamorada FL 33036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Plaque (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florida East Coast Railroad Oversea ExtensionSpanish Treasure Fleet of 1733 (approx. half a mile away); Rafters (approx. half a mile away); Juan Ponce de Leon (approx. half a mile away); Islamorada Baptist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Green Turtle Inn (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hurricane Houses (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Islamorada.
More about this marker. The marker is on a boulder on the oceanside of the highway.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 21, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.