Fred BorchIslamorada, FL – Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…The Spanish-American War of 1898: Its Impact on the World, the United States and Key West, on Wednesday, April 4 at the Keys History & Discovery Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., presentation begins at 6 p.m.

Join Frederic L. Borch III, Regimental Historian & Archivist for the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corp as he tells of Key West’s prominent role in the War with Spain, given its proximity to Cuba, and its important military and naval facilities. A military historian, Borch will talk about the Spanish American War, the USS Maine, and Key West.

Cost for non-Discovery Center members is $25 and includes admission to the museum as well as light appetizers. A cash bar will be available. Reservations are recommended and can be made at 305-922-2237 or

The Discovery Center is in Islamorada, MM 82, located at the Islander Resort. The Center is open Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $12. Admission for seniors is $10 and children 13-under are free. Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization operating the Keys History & Discovery Center.

For more information, call 305-922-2237 or contact us