African Cemetery


 

Other Names: 
African Cemetery at Higgs Beach
Street: 
1244 Atlantic Blvd
City: 
Key West
State: 
Florida
Zip: 
33040
County: 
Monroe
Phone: 
Historic Site: 
Yes
Active: 
No
Condition: 
Very Good
Established: 
1860
Affiliation: 
African-American
Access: 
Public
GPS: 
24.547405, -81.785602
Website: 
Transcribed: 
 
 
Notes: 
It contains the graves of Africans who died after being rescued in 1860 from captured slave ships. The cemetery was discovered in 2002 using ground-penetrating radar.
Cemetery Map: 
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Updated: 
10/25/2016
Map: 
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