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The aquarium will be closed on December 19 and 20 and will reopen on December 21.
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African American Memorial

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Key West African American Memorial

Key West African American Memorial

Key West was never a slave port, but in 1860, 3 slave ships headed for Cuba were intercepted by the U.S. Navy. 1,432 slaves who survived the transoceanic voyage were brought to Key West for care. Despite the best attempts by the island’s residents, 295 are buried in shallow graves near the West Martello Fort.

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