Most People Have No Idea This Historic Ghost Town In Florida Even Exists
As a popular destination for people arriving either by ferry or private boat, Egmont Key is a place far from your normal crowds. Located at the mouth of Tampa Bay, this island is far more than just a remote natural space with historic ruins. In fact, this tiny island houses what’s considered a ghost town by many, established in 1898. Fort Dade, as it’s known, is a rare adventure into historic ruin and most people have no idea that it even exists.
Have you ever visited Fort Dade on Egmont Key? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you’re looking for more information about how to visit Egmont Key State Park, including how to access the ferry, then check out the Florida State Parks website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.