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August 2021

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | Key West in the 1800s

4-August from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Key West in the 1800s REGISTER FOR WEBINAR   Key West, or Cayo Hueso, was discovered by Ponce de Leon and claimed by Spain in 1513.  John W. Simonton, from Alabama, bought the island from Salas for $2,000 in 1821 and the following year, Lt. Matthew C. Perry, USN, took possession…

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