Presented by Theresa Schober. In 1513, when the Calusa of Florida’s Gulf coast were first visited by Juan Ponce de León, Spanish-speaking Indians that had fled the Caribbean were among them. Initially greeting Ponce with
Presented by Jeff Stotts. Jeff’s interest in horticultural practices throughout the Florida Keys has led to extensive research on Sandy Cornish, freed slave and civil war gardener. Cornish’s garden, formerly located at the site of
The mission of The Key West Art & Historical Society is to preserve the culture of the Florida Keys through exhibiting and displaying regional art, architecture and history for the purpose of educating the community and visiting public.