Historical marker in Key Largo - Monroe County, Florida

Historical marker in Key Largo - Monroe County, Florida

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Title

  • Historical marker in Key Largo - Monroe County, Florida

Image Number

  • FPS00306

Year

  • 196-

Series Title

General Note

  • Sign text read: Convent of Mary Immaculate (1878) Built by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, a Canadian Order which first established a school here in 1868. Designed by William Kerr of Ireland, of Romanesque style with dormered mansard roofs and central tower. In the Spanish-American War, the sisters offered their services as nurses and the Convent to the Navy as a hospital, and rendered devoted service to the wounded and yellow fever victims. F-78. Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. 1962.

Additional Corporate Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w. - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate


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Historical marker in Key Largo - Monroe County, Florida
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