Sculpture Memorialize Key West’s Late “Conch Ambassador”

Until his death in 2003, Bishop Albert Kee welcomed visitors to Key West’s Southernmost Point marker, acting as a smiling ambassador for the island while selling fluted, pink-lined conch shells beside the iconic landmark. The public can recall Kee and the “old Key West” heritage he represented Saturday, March 7, during the unveiling of a … Read more

Conch Shell Blowing Contest Key West

Conch Shell Blowing Contest

The annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest, sponsored by Old Island Restoration Foundation, celebrates the historic importance of the conch in the Keys.  Free and open to children and adults of all ages, the Contest will be held March 7, at the Oldest House, 322 Duval Street. Watch enthusiastic contestants pucker up and demonstrate their shell-blowing … Read more

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