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Hemingway House in Key West, Florida

 
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Torontoguy's pictureby Torontoguy History & Culture travel tip
added on the 17th of September, 2010
Ernest Hemingway, America's Noble prize-winner for literature wrote and lived in this beautiful house in the Old Town of Key West. Many of his famous novels were completed here, like 'In another Country' or 'Whom the Bell Tolls'.

I'm a huge fan of him, so it was natural for me to visit his home when I stayed in Key West. The whole place is full of history, full of his belongings and spirit. There were several tours organized, and the guides must have been Hemingway fans too, because they spoke of him with such interest, and they answered your questions eagerly. It was a worthwhile visit, and I'm really glad I did it.

Address:
907 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, USA

Price:
Entrance fee $11

Opening Hours:
9:00 - 17:00

On the web:
http://www.hemingwayhome.com

 
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Sophia wrote on Sep 17, 2010 1:17:
There are also more than 50 cats living near the house, we saw many of them roaming the gardens and the surroundings. I wish we could have taken one home! :)Reply
 
 
 
 
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