FLASHPOINT:

Compromise, Conflict, and the Civil War

This exhibit shares the story of the last illegal slave ships captured by the US Navy and brought into Key West, Florida, at the brink of the Civil War in 1860.

Sample Panel

Sample Activity

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Florida Standards

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This project is sponsored in part by

the Department of State,

Division of Historical Resources,

and the State of Florida.

2019 by Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society