Today in History
A postcard of The Key West Citizen building at 517 Greene Street circa 1960.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

1855: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4 and walked out to Sickmann’s Pond and sat some time and killed 2 Marlins and a large Sea Gull. At 9 A.M. barometer 29.43, thermometer 83, wind south 8, clouds 9. Rain squalls passing over frequently. After dinner took my gun up home and washed and put away the Mortime gun as she is so light that I cannot shoot well wi...

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