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Ladies of the House

Ladies of the House: Key West home ownership a challenge, history shows Reprinted from the Citizen Newspaper. By Barbara Bowers Citizen Columnist  December 2, 2017 Tracking Key West home ownership …

Treasure in a Box

An excerpt from our June 2018 newsletter … The Oldest House had a recent visit from Key West’s Mark Langley. He donated a cardboard box to OIRF, full of historical …

Window Restoration Project

Thanks to a grant from the Monroe Tourist Development Council and funds from our OIRF supporters, all sixteen of the downstairs windows in the Oldest House Museum are being restored. …