Saturday, April 22, 2017

This Week on the Island 04/23/2017

 ‘This Week on the Island’ is written by Doug Bennett and is an update to friends about happenings in Key West last week. Everything is true except for those parts that are lies.
The Weather: We got some rain this week. But it is still beautiful.
Conch Republic 10-day celebration began this week. On April 23, 1982, Key West seceded from the Union and became the Conch Republic.
The ‘Raising of the Flag’ at Fort Zack.
The ‘Kick Off Party’ at Schooner.
The ‘Drag Racing’ on Duval Street.
More about the Conch Republic Celebration at
A little history
We leave you this week at the Tiki hut at Fort Zack looking out on the ships channel. To your left is the Atlantic, to your right is The Gulf of Mexico.
Key West, You have got to love it
‘Close to Perfect, Far from Normal’
Doug Bennett
Lat 24.5591N, Long 81.8016W

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