Florida Keys Postcard Shelf
This page by Jerry Wilkinson
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After World War II, numerous motels sprang up along US 1 to support the newly acquired mobility of the American citizens and their guests.
As can be seen, highway US 1 has yet to be four-laned. Tavernier Creek is at the top portion of the aerial.
After the 1935 Hurricane, the W.P.A. constructed two storm proof school refuges, the one above and one in Islamorada.
Mabel (Of Mabel's Place) Harris' brother, Harry, became the "king pin" of county politics. This bar was recently torn down.
Also named after Commissioner Harry Harris, the above park was the only sizable park in the Upper Keys until recently. It is at MM 92.5.
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