Islamadora in Monroe County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Florida Keys Memorial
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 24° 55.023′ N, 80° 38.165′ W. Marker is in Islamadora, Florida, in Monroe County. Marker is on U.S. 1, 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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tea Table Key (approx. 2.7 miles away); Historic Plaque (approx. 2.8 miles away); Florida East Coast Railroad Overseas Extension (approx. 3.1 miles away); Spanish Treasure Fleet of 1733 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Rafters (approx. 3.2 miles away); Juan Ponce de Leon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Triangle of History (approx. 5.3 miles away); Site of Camp Three (approx. 7.9 miles away).
Regarding The Florida Keys Memorial. Henry Flagler’s East Coast Railway dispatched a rescue train to pick up the road workers; however it was blown off the tracks by the storm surge except for its engine, “Old 447.”
Also see . . . The Florida Keys Memorial. (Submitted on May 13, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,399 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 13, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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