Overseas Highway Case
Welcome to "the Key Largo Ferry" of the Overseas
This page by Jerry Wilkinson
After the hurricane of 1926 damaged the construction
work on the first Overseas Highway in the Upper Keys, and enterprising
Homestead person started ferry service from Florida City to the east end
of the Card Sound Bridge. That point was then known as Pelican Harbor.
The Florida Land Boom was about over, but construction
crews alone kept the ferry in operation.
The Overseas Highway officially opened on January
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