Speedway to Sunshine, Flagler's Ocean Railway
|Deadline||Until Filled/Open Deadline|
|Sponsor||Key West Art & Historical Society|
|Location||Key West, Florida|
This permanent exhibit chronicles Henry Flagler’s dream of constructing an over-seas railroad to connect the Florida Keys with mainland Florida. From construction in 1904, to the train’s inaugural Key West arrival in 1912, through its destruction in the 1935 hurricane, the exhibit tracks the railroad's impact on Key West and the Florida Keys.
The exhibit brings Florida history to life and recounts a time 100 years ago, when the Key West Extension of the FEC Railway was called the 8th Wonder of the World!
How to Participate
Operated by the Key West Art & Historical Society, the Custom House Museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. For more information, call (305) 295-6616 or visit us online at www.kwahs.org
This opportunity has been submitted by Key West Art & Historical Society. The listing of the opportunity does not imply endorsement by the Division of Cultural Affairs. Contact Key West Art & Historical Society with questions or for more information.