Key West has a colorful history. It was the beachhead that protected the United States from the Soviet Union and Cuba in the 1960s, its literary and music scenes attracted and developed writers, artists, and musicians in the 1970s, and it seceded from the Union and created a new nation, the Conch Republic, in the 1980s. Through the rest of the decades to the present, festivals, celebrations, and r...
Series: Images of Modern America
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (February 29, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 4052109
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Being part of a series called Images of Modern America, I suppose I should not be surprised that is essentially a collection of snapshots from the mid-twentieth century onward. But part of the allure of Key West is its older history. For example, eve...
ve drawn tourists here year-round and supported the Conchs, the keys residents. The vibrant community, people and places, military presence, and significant historic sites make Key West one of the most interesting places in the United States.