You Never Know Who You Might Run Into In Key West

by Phil Spaugy

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Just a quick post while on vacation in Key West Florida,  where yesterday we visited the Key West Lighthouse Museum.

http://www.kwahs.org/visit/lighthouse-keepers-quarters/

The first display that I came upon featured this familiar looking fellow:

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As you can see the”Old Snapping Turtle” had quite the pre-war career in lighthouse design and construction all along the east coast of the United States.

It always amazes me that no matter how far one may roam, the men of the American Civil war and their connection to Gettysburg are oft times discovered where you least expect to find them.

 

 

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