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Quick Stop and Get the Historic Brochure

After touring Pigeon Island, we learned the significance of the monument. It’s a tragedy that so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GuiWong
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Aurora, Canada
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Worth the 10 or 15 Minutes

This monument is to the lives lost lost in the 1935 Labor Day hurricane. Located right off the main... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
richardmA4802BD
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Key West, Florida
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monument to the hundreds who died in the Great Labor Day Hurricane of 1935.
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Mile Marker 81.6, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After touring Pigeon Island, we learned the significance of the monument. It’s a tragedy that so many innocent lives were lost in the hurricane. The monument is beside the highway with plenty of free parking. We stopped to pay our respects and give thanks to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GuiWong
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Located on the East side at mile marker 81.5 is this lovely white memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives in the 1935 hurricane. This was the first category 5 storm to ever hit the US and it took the lives of over 400...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

This monument is to the lives lost lost in the 1935 Labor Day hurricane. Located right off the main highway on Islamorada, it's hard to miss but easy to drive past. The 1935 hurricane was one of the most powerful and destructive to ever hit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Right off the main highway. Free and easy to access. Read about a piece of history and view the monument dedicated to those who lost their lives in the hurricane.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank coconutpalmtree
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Stop and pay tribute to the 600 people who lost their lives in this devastating 1935 hurricane. Info on the storm is on placards behind the monument.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mwooduk
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Worth the effort to find this hurricane memorial on the ocean side of the road (approx. mile marker 81). The use of the local Keys stone is fantastic. Read the story of the tragedy and who is buried under the memorial. Parking is on the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank tarch88
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The hurricane monument is worth a quick stop. It is a great memorial to a powerful storm. It sits immediately off the highway, is free and is easy to access.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank MAP218218
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is a beautiful monument dedicated to the countless men and women that lost their lives in the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935. Still the strongest storm to ever strike the United States. It doesn't take long to see it all ,but it really puts...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank mlee89
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This hurricane monument is a reminder of how dangerous the weather can be. The recent storm caused so much damage and everyone needs to heed the warnings to move to safer ground in the event of storm settings.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 14 February 2018

On left side of the number 1 highway going west, so you get to cross busy traffic both ways. A short visit and interesting monument.

Date of experience: February 2018
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