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Keys History and Discovery Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

Islamorada, FL – Joe A. Catarineau, J.D., CPA, has joined the Board of Directors of the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation. The not-for-profit organization formed in 2013 to develop and operate the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center. Catarineau was born and raised in Miami and attended college at Georgia Southern University, graduating with […]

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Islamorada Philanthropists Ken and Dee Meeks Gift $1 Million to the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation

Islamorada Philanthropists Ken and Dee Meeks Gift $1 Million to the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation

Islamorada, FL – Long-time Islamorada residents and community supporters, Ken and Dee Meeks, have donated $1 million to the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation, a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization, which operates the Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada. Their previous support to the museum includes underwriting the cost of the permanent exhibit about Indian […]

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Making the Story of Storm of the Century

Making the Story of Storm of the Century Being Presented by Keys History & Discovery Center Islamorada, FL – Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…Making the Story of Storm of the Century, on Wednesday, May 10 at Keys History & Discovery Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., presentation begins at 6 p.m. Hear what it […]

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New Board Member

Keys History and Discovery Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Islamorada, FL – Frank Derfler, a 20-year resident of Islamorada, has joined the Board of Directors of the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation. The not-for-profit organization formed in 2013 to develop and operate the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center. Derfler is a career U.S. […]

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Presidents in Paradise Topic of Presentation

U.S. Presidents in Paradise Being Presented by Keys History & Discovery Center Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…Presidents in Paradise: U.S. Presidents in the Keys, on Wednesday, April 26 at Keys History & Discovery Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., presentation begins at 6 p.m. It started with Ulysses S. Grant visiting in 1880, followed in […]

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Binge on Bloodline Weekly at Keys History & Discovery Center

Each Wednesday from March 8 through May 24, Keys History & Discovery Center will host a weekly Bloodline mini-binge, featuring two episodes at 2 p.m. Largely filmed in the Upper Keys, the Netflix series Bloodline explores the dark secrets of the Rayburn family. For those without Netflix or those wanting to view this series on […]

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Art Guild of the Purple Isles 51st Annual Members Judged Show

The 51st Annual Members Judged Show will be held at the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center March 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, open to the public free of charge along with free entry to FKHDC  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.  Along with fine art by locally acclaimed artists, you will see the artwork of […]

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Exiled Daughter of Fidel Castro to Present at Keys History & Discovery Center

Islamorada, FL – Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…Castro’s Daughter: An Exile’s Memoir of Cuba on Wednesday, March 8 at Keys History & Discovery Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., presentation begins at 6 p.m. In her illuminating talk, Alina Fernandez, the daughter of Fidel Castro, shares her first person, intimate account of growing up […]

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History of Filming in the Keys

History of Filming in the Keys is Topic of Keys History & Discovery Center Presentation Islamorada, FL – The History of Filming in the Keys will be presented by Syndicated Film Critic Shirrel Rhoades as part of the Keys History & Discovery Center Presents lecture series. The presentation is the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 22 […]

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Five Films Over Five Weeks

Starting Thursday, Feb. 2, Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada will host a weekly matinee featuring movies and documentaries made in and/or about the Keys, as well as movies of other topics of interest. Movie start time is 2 p.m. Free for members, non-members is $5. For an additional $6, non-members can arrive early […]

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