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“A little surprise on my bike ride through town” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Higgs Beach African Graves

Higgs Beach African Graves
Atlantic Boulevard, Between White and Reynolds Streets, Key West, FL
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Ranked #103 of 188 things to do in Key West
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Owner description: The historic and poignant final resting place for a group of African refugees.
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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“A little surprise on my bike ride through town”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is a quaint little memorial just off of Higgs beach. There are a lot of great columns with interesting information about the Africans who inhabited the island and of African culture. Worth a stop on your way to the beach,

Visited February 2013
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Key West, Florida
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116 reviews 116 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Appreciation for the History and the Lesson of the lives that came before.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I enjoyed checking this place out with my nephews. This island is rich in history and this is a definite stop to learn more about what lives were a part of it.

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Key West, Florida, United States
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8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“VERY INTERESTING!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Very nice memorial for those that were/are buried here. Nicely done! Interesting bit of Key West history!

Visited August 2012
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Atlanta, GA
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

It's a quick stop, but worth doing. The plaques are informative and well done. It's an easy bike ride from the Duval Street area.

Visited December 2011
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Cedar City, Utah
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Very interesting place to stumble across.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

The history and the quotations that the plaques around this cemetery have written on them were very informative and had emotional power as well.

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