58.9 = Grassy Key, Dolphin Research Center
56.2 = Curry Hammock State Park
54.6 = Coco Plum
54.5 = Begin/end 4-lane
53.5 = Entrance to Village of Key Colony Beach, Oceanside
53.1 = Vaca Cut Bridge, entering the business district of Marathon next 8 miles.
52.0 = Marathon County Airport, bayside
50.0 = Museum of Natural History, Crane Hammock, gulfside; Shopping; High School;
Sombrero Beach, oceanside
48.7 = Fisherman's Hospital, Oceanside; Library, Sheriffs substation, Oceanside; Fla Highway
Patrol, FKAA bayside;
48.3 = Post Office ZIP 33050 oceanside.
48.0 = Coast Guard, gulfside; turnoff to Boot Key.
47.5 = Knight's Key
71.8 = Craig Key. Rowland Craig built his resort of Craig at the
north end of this railroad fill. The drawbridge tender for the
Channel 5 railroad bridge lived at the south end.
71.4 = Apogee of Channel #5 bridge
70.0 = Fiesta Key KOA and FKAA pumping station
68.9 = Tower, oceanside
68.5 = Layton, Long Key Post Office - ZIP 33001
68.0 = Solid waste transfer station
67.5 = Long Key State Park, Oceanside
66.0 = Outdoor Resorts camp ground
65.8 = Henry Flagler's Long Key Fishing Camp occupied the
southwest end of Long Key. American author, Zane Grey,
vacationed and wrote while at this location in the early 1900s.
64.0 = Middle of Long Key Bridge, If southbound, entering the
Middle Keys. The second-longest bridge in the Keys is the Long
Key bridge. The building of the 2.3 mile span made use of some
of the most innovative bridge-building techniques. The bridge is
12,040 feet long and connects Long Key with the Conch Key, the
first of the Keys in the Marathon area.
62.9 = Conch Key, fire station
62.2 = Walker's Island (Little Conch Key)
61.2 = Tom's Harbor Cut Bridge
61.1 = Entrance to Duck Key; Hawk's Cay resort, Oceanside
60.6 = Tom's Harbor Channel Bridge
59.9 = Enter/leave City of Marathon
36.8 = Bahia Honda State Park entrance, oceanside.
36.0 = Bahia Honda Bridge (4-lanes) old railroad camelback bridge, ocean
35.0 = End/begin 4-lane
34.7 = Steel Tower
34.5 = Translator TV tower site, gulfside.
34.5 = Girl Scout Camp, oceanside.
34.1 = Camp Sawyer, Boy Scouts, oceanside.
34.0 = West Summerland Key
33.0 = Spanish Harbor Bridge west end. This potion cut away for good cross-section view.
31.0 = Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, Old F.E.C. railway marker, oceanside
47.0 = Begin/end of Seven Mile Bridge, Marathon City limits. To Pigeon Key (old 7-Mile Bridge),
gulfside. Pigeon Key visitor's center
44.8 = Pigeon Key, gulf side
43.9 = Moser Channel, apogee of Seven-Mile Bridge. Sombrero Light House seen at a
41.7 = End of original steel truss railroad bridge and begin concrete arch bridge
40.0 = End/begin Seven Mile Bridge
39.9 = Veterans Memorial Park, oceanside
39.5 = Missouri-Little Duck Channel Bridge
39.0 = Ohio-Missouri Channel Bridge
38.8 = Sunshine Key Trailer Park
38.7 = Ohio- Bahia Honda Channel Bridge
37.0 = Begin/end a short section of 4-lane highway.
Photo of Craig Key
Photo of Channel 5 Bridge
Veterans Memorial Park
Photo of Bahia Honda Bridge - old
railroad camelback bridge
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Information about the Florida Keys and Key West
HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF THE UPPER KEYS
Jerry Wilkinson · Key Largo, FL
The Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys meet at
Key Largo Library Community Room, second Monday of each
month. Most programs of a historical nature.