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“Cool little house that has been there a long time!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Oldest House

The Oldest House
322 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
305 294 9501
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Ranked #29 of 82 Attractions in Key West
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens
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Stuart, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
54 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Cool little house that has been there a long time!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Before Truman purchased it a boat captain owned the propoerty. It is one of the oldest places in KW. You'll see how hard life was in KW with NO A/C or HEAT! They cooked over a coal stove! The out house was just that.. OUTSIDE. Nice gardens and old sttuff to see.

Visited September 2012
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Free!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Not to many of the sites are free and this one is!! Very well preserved by the local historical society. Operates strictly on donations and fund raisers. Worth stopping in!!

Visited October 2012
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Cape Coral, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Worth a Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The Oldest House is a FREE attraction right on Duval Street. If you enjoy history, this little house is a must see. Considering the zoo like atmosphere on Duval, this is an oasis of quiet. A guide is available to explain exhibits and to answer questions.

Visited October 2012
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London
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 attraction reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Fascinating little house...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

Like other reviewers, we stumbled across this house/museum. The site has a number of examples of early life in the keys. The story about moving the house was particularly interesting. Worth a wonder around.

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Toledo, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

what a nice place preserved in history from the trees to the furnishings from a person in my 30s i was amazed on the history and the thought of this place take a min drop in here to see it buy a shirt there cheap here and the money goes to good cause so otheres can see this place

Visited August 2012
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