Key West Cemetery Tours

Key West Cemetery
Key West Cemetery is a massive cemetery in Key West that dates back to 1847. The cemetery was created that year due to the 1846 hurricane that destroyed the old cemetery on Key West and even unearthed bodies. Since its inception, it is estimated that over 100,000 people have been buried in Key West Cemetery. 

While walking around the 19-acre Key West Cemetery you’ll come across a variety of gravestones, vaults and crypts. In addition, you’ll learn that there are different sections of the cemetery, including a Catholic and Jewish section plus a section called the Los Martires de Cuba for those who died while fighting to free Cuba during the Ten Years War. There is also a monument for those who died during the USS Maine explosion of 1898. Prominent people from Key West who are buried in the cemetery include Ellen Mallory, one of the first female settlers of Key West, and William Curry, Florida’s first millionaire.

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Key West Cemetery is located at 701 Passover Lane in Key West, Florida. Upon arriving at the main entrance, there is a map you can pick up that shows you how to do a self-guided tour to see the most famous graves and visit the memorials.
Address: 701 Passover Lane, Key West, Florida 33040, USA
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Guided bicycle tour of Old Town Key West

Ride through the streets of Old Town Key West during a leisurely bicycle tour—a perfect introduction for first-time visitors. Learn about the island's history and see highlights such as Mallory Square, Mile Marker Zero, and the Hemingway House. Pedal out to the Southernmost Point Buoy and enjoy panoramic ocean views. Plus, choose from morning or afternoon times to easily fit this tour into your schedule.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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