The Story Behind Florida’s Most Famous Shipwreck Will Completely Captivate You
While Florida has been a state known for having fabulous culture, indulgent food opportunities, and stunningly pristine beaches, there is also another side of the state that many seem to overlook—the maritime history. Ships have been coming to and from Florida for centuries, however, many of these ships succumbed to the treacherous weather, causing them to meet their fate at the bottom the sea. In case you didn’t know the story behind one of the most famous shipwrecks in Florida’s history, here it is in all its fascinating glory.
Have you ever been to the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum? The address is 200 Greene St, Key West, FL 33040-6516. Share with us your favorite parts of the visit in the comments section!
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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.