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Alex Vega l Fires that Forged Key West

9-May from 18:00 to 19:00

Alex Vega is the Executive Director of the Key West Firehouse Museum, which is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation and exhibition of artifacts about fire fighting in Key West. Participants will learn about the fires that forged Key West, including the Great Fire of 1886.

This program is sponsored by the Helmerich Trust and Southernmost Beach Resort

Image: An 1884 drawing of Key West with the Great Fire of 1886 outlined. Monroe County Library Collection.


The Custom House
281 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States


Key West Art & Historical Society