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- The Galleon Resort
- 617 Front Street - Key West
- Florida 33040 - United States
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Never been to Key West? You're in for something special. No tropical island has a richer or more varied history. Only two miles by four, it was once the home of the Cuban cigar industry, the principle source of sponges and green turtle soup, the original headquarters of Pan Am Airways, a Union fortress town during the Civil War, the home port of the battleship Maine, before she sank in Havana Harbor which triggered the Spanish American War, the home of wreckers and smugglers, tycoons and drop-outs, writers and painters and now treasure hunters as well.
The Atocha, a fabled treasure ship, lies at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, almost within sight of Key West. You can see silver ingots, casks of coins and emeralds from her hold at the Mel Fisher Museum. Key West is full of marvelous adventures to explore including our "eyebrow" houses, found nowhere else in the world. Or our fabulous nightlife, our gourmet restaurants, our electric shops, our tropical gardens, our coral reefs, our state parks, the deserted "back country" or our theatres.