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Key West’s Cemetery

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Key West Cemetery

Did you know that it is estimated that as many as 100,000 people are buried in the Key West Cemetery! It’s a 19-acre cemetery at the foot of Solares Hill in the northeast section of the Old Town area of the island. In 1847, it was established in it’s current located after a hurricane washed dead bodies from the earlier cemetery out into coastal sand dunes on Whitehead Point!