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Jeff Stotts l The life and times of Key West’s Sandy and Lillah Cornish

25-April from 18:00 to 19:00

An iconic figure in Key West history; The life and times of Sandy and Lillah Cornish

About the presentation: 

A resident of Key West from early Florida statehood to Reconstruction. Lived in slavery for decades in the East and arose to prominence in the deepest south. An early key West icon whose commanding presence was known by generals, a Secretary, Chief Justice of the US and the President.

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

Image: Sandy Cornish portrait by W.G. Jackman from “After the War” by Whitelaw Reid, from the Scott DeWolfe collections, Monroe County Public Library


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


Key West Art & Historical Society