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The imports increased from $755,316 in 1897 and $490,093 in 1898 (an extremely unfavourable year owing to the SpanishAmerican War) to $4,179,464 in 1909; the exports from $820,792 in 1897 and $521,792 in 1898 to $1,344,786 in 1899 and $4,492,498 in 1909; a part of the custom-house clearings of Key West are actually shipped from Tampa.
The manufacture of cigars and cigarettes (almost entirely of cigars, few cigarettes being manufactured), carried on chiefly by Cubans at Key West and Tampa, also increased in importance between 1890 and 1900, the products in the latter year being valued at $10,735,826, or more than one-quarter more than in 1890, and in 1905 there was a further increase of 56.2%, the gross value being $16,764,276, or nearly one-third of the total factory product of the state.
The eight in 1905 were Jacksonville (35,301), Tampa (22,823), Pensacola (21,505), Key West (20,498), Live Oak (7200), Lake City (6409), Gainesville (J413), and St Augustine (5121).
Telegraphs radiate to all parts of the island; a submarine cable to Key West forms part of the line of communication between Colon and New York, and by other cables the island has connexion with various parts of the West Indies and with South America.
It is connected by lines of steamers with Miami and Port Tampa, with Galveston, Texas, with Mobile, Alabama, with Philadelphia and New York City, and with West Indian ports, and by regular schooner lines with New York City, the Bahamas, British Honduras, &c. There is now an extension of the Florida East Coast railway from Miami to Key West (1 55 m.).Advertisement
There are many species of plants in Key West not found elsewhere in North America.
The harbour is defended by Fort Taylor, built on the island of Key West in 1846, and greatly improved and modernized after the Spanish-American War of 1898.1898.
In 1869 the insignificant population of Key West was greatly increased by Cubans who left their native island after an attempt at revolution; they engaged in the manufacture of tobacco, and Key West cigars were soon widely known.
Towards the close of the 19th century this industry suffered from labour troubles, from the competition of Tampa, Florida, and from the commercial improvement of Havana, Cuba; but soon after 1900 the tobacco business of Key West began to recover.
Private Palace is a spectacular vacation getaway in the heart of Old Town Key West.Advertisement
A people without century Mayan astronomers the key west at night waves.
The most famous of Florida desserts is Key Lime Pie, it originated in Key west and resembles lemon meringue but is more tart.
Florida-Always a favorite, Florida offers wonderful honeymoon destinations all over the state, from Amelia Island in the northeast corner or the state to Sanibel Island in the central Gulf area, and as far south as Key West.
Specific port of call information about the most popular cruise ports, including Cozumel, the Bahamas, Aruba, Jamaica, Key West and more.
From party ports such as Key West and Cozumel to water sport nirvanas such as Grand Cayman and the Bahamas, there are dozens of options for different itineraries aboard Carnival ships.Advertisement
Why not cruise the Panama Canal and Key West?
Cruises that travel from Los Angeles to Miami, for example, will often offer a stop in Key West.
The waters near Key West are very calm and inviting.
Most Panama Canal cruises will offer other stops, along with a Key West excursion.
The sailing include stops in San Diego, Acapulco, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, Aruba and Key West before arriving in Tampa, Florida.Advertisement
These are just a few of the lines offering cruises to the Panama Canal and Key West cruise, as of July of 2010.
The best time to travel to Key West and the Panama Canal is in the fall and winter months.
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Old Key West Resort - This resort is designed to capture the look and feel of Key West, the way it was when the 19th Century ended and the 20th Century began.
The indoor water park is Key West themed and features family friendly rides and 84 degree temperatures.Advertisement
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You can even find some on Amazon, including the Ujena Key West Tonga suit.
The students were led by World War II veteran pilot and flight instructor, Commander Lt. Charles Taylor who had recently been assigned to Fort Lauderdale after serving six months at the Key West base in Florida.
If a flashy boot is what you desire, the Men's Laredo Key West is made for you.
Separated from south Florida by a string of barrier islands, Key West is known for its charming architecture, its excellent seafood, incomparable sunsets, and casual and playful atmosphere.
This Key West bed and breakfast inn combines Caribbean detailing with Victorian architecture.
Island City House Hotel - 411 William St.; Key West, FL 33040;(305) 294-5702;(800) 634-8230 - This charming Key West bed and breakfast inn is the oldest continually operating guest house on the island.
The guest rooms here are all unique and feature hand-painted furniture and lots of artwork by local Key West artists.
In addition, Florida offers theme parks, such as the Disney parks near Orlando and Tampa's Busch Gardens, the Kennedy Space Center on Florida's Atlantic Coast, and the tropical island appeal of Key West.