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Taylor Hagood

Florida Atlantic University



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Key West
Audience: Adults
Description: A lively presentation on Key West's history, this lecture captures the island city's quirky, exuberant essence. The city's famous residents, from writer Ernest Hemingway to cigar manufacturer Vicente Ybor to street artist Mario Sanchez, all make an appearance as Hagood traces the city's founding through its early wrecking, salt, and cigar industries up through its development into a tourist mecca, complete with a haunted doll, in our own time. This informative and entertaining event will increase your appreciation of Key West.

Subject Areas: Geographic Locations
Leisure Studies
Special Topics
Keywords: Florida art
Florida culture
Florida History
Key West
Duration: 1 hour or less
Fee: Greater than $500

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