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|CEDAR KEY STATE MUSEUM
Picturesque Cedar Key on Florida's Gulf Coast was a thriving port
city after the completion of the cross-state railroad in 1861 which
carried cotton, lumber and turpentine to Fernandina on Florida's
The need for deep water ports brought shipping to an end, but Cedar
Key's importance in Florida history lives on at Cedar Key State
This center contains exhibits which depict the colorful history of
the Cedar Key area before, during, and after the Civil War. It also
houses a shell collection assembled by Saint Clair Whitman.
The entrance to the museum, as well as the exhibits, are accessible.
Cedar Key State Museum is open
9-5 Thursday-Monday. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
Cedar Key State Museum is located off S.R. 24 on Museum Drive.
For more information, contact:
Cedar Key State Museum
12231 SW 166 Ct.
Cedar Key, FL 32625
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