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Today in Keys History: Feb. 25

Sunday, Feb. 25 1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary. Rose at 5 and walked to the Salt Pond, returned home and bathed. At 8:30 A.M. barometer 29.65, thermometer 78, wind east southeast 3, clouds 4. Wrote to J.L.S. Smith 424 Broadway, NY for some Golb to be sent by mail and enclosed $1. 1983:[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 24

Saturday, Feb. 24 1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary. Rose at 5 and walked half way to the Salt Pond having Spring with me. He seemed tired, it is the first time he has been out since he was taken sick. At 8:30 a.m. barometer 29.57, thermometer 66.5, wind east, clouds 7. Drew up[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 23

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary. Rose at 5 and walked to the salt pond, returned home and bathed. At 8:30 a.m. wind east 3, clouds 10. Wrote the Treasurer of the United States. Winer Bethel drawing up the libel in the case of the ship Crown. Read papers. 1861: The Garrisons at Forts[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 21

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary. Rose at 5 and walked to the salt pond, returned home and bathed. At 8:15 a.m. barometer 29.60, thermometer 76, wind east 2, clouds 5. Read Law Register. 1914: Maitland Adams started to work for Thompson Enterprises where he would work for over 50 years. In 1949 he[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 20

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 5 and walked to the salt pond, returned home and bathed. At 9 a.m. barometer 29.55, thermometer 76, wind east southeast, clouds 6. Read Household Words. The wreckers came up in the forenoon and I got their statement about the wrecking of the ship Crown. Winer[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 19

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 5 and walked to the salt pond, returned home and bathed. At 8:30 a.m. barometer 29.55 thermometer 77, wind east northeast 2, clouds 1 with haze. Read papers. Father Osgood and Mrs. Herrick, Charles and Mrs. Tift, Captain and Mrs. Cornelius Curtis took tea with us.[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 18

Sunday, Feb. 18 1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 5 and walked to the salt pond, returned home and bathed. At 8:30 a.m. thermometer 77, wind east northeast 1, clouds 1, with haze. Read Agriculturalist. 1939: President Franklin Roosevelt arrived in Key West at 3 p.m. after driving the Over-Seas Highway from[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 17

Saturday, Feb. 17 1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 5 and walked to the Salt Pond, returned home and bathed. At 9:15 a.m. barometer 29.60, thermometer 77, wind east southeast 2, clouds 4. The steamer Fashion with General Harney on board came in about 7 a.m. Saw the General and Captain Pleasanton,[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 16

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 5 and walked to the salt pond. Could get no water to bathe. At 8:30 a.m. barometer 29.57, thermometer 76.5, wind southeast 2, clouds 7. The steamer Tennessee came in yesterday from Aspinwall and Greytown about 10 a.m. Walker is still fighting and it is said[…]

Today in Keys History: Feb. 15

1857: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 5:15 and walked to salt pond, returned home and bathed. At 8:40 a.m. barometer 29.55, thermometer 73, clouds 7. Read Lake Ngami which I borrowed of Flex Senac. Drew up a petition for C.P. Williams and Silas Denison for salvage of schooner Roseneath. 1898: The Battleship[…]