Keys Fun Facts

Florida Keys Fun Facts

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Test your Keys Knowledge here ...
1. How many islands make up the Florida Keys?
2. Which of these islands is not considered to be part of the Florida Keys:
            A. Big Pine Key
B. Key Biscayne
C. Duck Key
D. Marathon Key
3. The Keys declared their independence from the U.S. calling themselves the 'Conch Republic' in: 
4. What prompted the Keys secession from the U.S.?
Border Patrol roadblocks and inspection points

5. After secession from the U.S., the president of the Conch Republic requested:
One billion dollars in foreign aid from the US
6. What can movie aficionados find at the Holiday Inn in Key Largo?
The genuine steamship African Queen
7. The most photographed underwater attraction of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is:
Christ of the Abyss.
8. Where is Herbies Restaurant located?
9. Locations along U.S. 1 are expressed by mile marker numbers. Where is mile marker 0?
Key West  
10. How many bridges connect the Florida Keys?

11. What is the length of the longest bridge?
7 miles 
12. Which key was the original county seat for Dade County?
Indian Key

13. What special about Robbie’s Marina?
Tarpon feeding
14. The Florida Keys are islands composed of what?
Coral and limestone

 15. In 1935, the greatest Keys disaster, which destroyed property and killed hundreds of people, was caused by what?
            A hurricane
     Thank you to Michael Palozzi of Shaw Environmental and Infrastucture Group for your invaluable assistance!!

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