Key West Historic Sites & Interpretive Centres
Built in 1890 as the first officer's quarters on the naval station, Truman Little White House became the residence of President Harry S Truman in 1946, when he first went there for rest and relaxation during his presidency. Many dignitaries and Presidents have stayed there since. Visitors may take guided tours of the house and the botanical gardens. A Presidential gift shop is available as well.
Situated in Key West, Florida, is the mansion and home of renowned American author and Nobel Prize winner, Ernest Hemingway. Tour the mansion and the gardens. See the house where he wrote most of his acclaimed works. Hemingway, a cat lover, reputdely had more than fifty cats whose desecendents remain in residence, on the grounds today.
Seventy miles west of Key West, Dry Tortugas National Park offers tropical islands and coral reefs. Along with the natural beauty and wildlife attractions, the park presents Fort Jefferson, the largest American coastal fort of the 19th century.
The museum houses 200 years of Key West culture, depicted from the point of view of the known Key West family the Porters. There are events held at the house, including the Robert Frost Poetry Festival.