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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Monroe County, Florida.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Monroe County, Florida, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 55 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
Contents: Counties in Florida   (non-linked contain no National Register listings)
Alachua - Baker - Bay - Bradford - Brevard - Broward - Calhoun - Charlotte - Citrus - Clay - Collier - Columbia - DeSoto - Dixie - Duval - Escambia - Flagler - Franklin - Gadsden - Gilchrist - Glades - Gulf - Hamilton - Hardee - Hendry - Hernando - Highlands - Hillsborough - Holmes - Indian River - Jackson - Jefferson - Lafayette - Lake - Lee - Leon - Levy - Liberty - Madison - Manatee - Marion - Martin - Miami-Dade (Miami) - Monroe - Nassau - Okaloosa - Okeechobee - Orange - Osceola - Palm Beach - Pasco - Pinellas - Polk - Putnam - St. Johns - St. Lucie - Santa Rosa - Sarasota - Seminole - Sumter - Suwannee - Taylor - Union - Volusia - Wakulla - Walton - Washington

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 George Adderley House
George Adderley House
01992-09-10September 10, 1992
(#92001243)
5550 Overseas Highway
Marathon
2 African Cemetery at Higgs Beach
African Cemetery at Higgs Beach
02012-06-26June 26, 2012
(#12000362)
1001 Atlantic Blvd.
Key West
3 AFRICAN QUEEN
AFRICAN QUEEN
01992-02-18February 18, 1992
(#91001771)
99701 Overseas Highway
Key Largo
4 Alligator Reef Light
Alligator Reef Light
02011-12-01December 1, 2011
(#11000860)
Offshore 3.5 mi. S. of Upper Matecumbe Key
Islamorada part of the Light Stations of the United States MPS
5 American Shoal Light
American Shoal Light
02011-01-25January 25, 2011
(#10001189)
Offshore of the lower Florida Keys, 9.6 miles southwest of Summerland Key
Summerland Key part of the Light Stations of the United States MPS
6 Angustias Shipwreck Site
Angustias Shipwreck Site
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000492)
Approximately 1-mile (1.6 km) south of U.S. Route 1 in Long Key Channel
Layton Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
7 The Armory
The Armory
01971-03-11March 11, 1971
(#71000243)
600 White Street
Key West
8 Bat Tower-Sugarloaf Key
Bat Tower-Sugarloaf Key
01982-05-13May 13, 1982
(#82002377)
1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of U.S. Route 1 on Perky Key
Sugarloaf Key
9 Bear Lake Mounds Archeological District Upload image
01996-11-05November 5, 1996
(#96001182)
Address Restricted
Flamingo Part of the Archeological Resources of Everglades National Park MPS
10 Cane Patch Upload image
01996-11-05November 5, 1996
(#96001179)
Address Restricted
Everglades City Part of the Archeological Resources of Everglades National Park MPS
11 Carysfort Lighthouse
Carysfort Lighthouse
01984-10-31October 31, 1984
(#84000199)
Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary
Key Largo
12 Chaves Shipwreck Site
Chaves Shipwreck Site
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000493)
Seaward end of Snake Creek off Windley Key
Islamorada Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
13 Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park
01992-10-26October 26, 1992
(#01000228)
70 miles (110 km) west of Key West
Key West
14 El Gallo Indiano Shipwreck Site
El Gallo Indiano Shipwreck Site
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000494)
Seaward end of channel #5 between Craig Key and Long Key
Layton Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
15 El Infante Shipwreck Site Upload image
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000496)
4 miles (6.4 km) offshore Plantation Key
Plantation Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
16 El Rubi Shipwreck Site
El Rubi Shipwreck Site
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000497)
4 miles (6.4 km) offshore Plantation Key
Tavernier Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
17 Florida Keys Memorial
Florida Keys Memorial
01995-03-16March 16, 1995
(#95000238)
U.S. Route 1 at Mile Marker 81.5
Islamorada
18 Fort Jefferson National Monument
Fort Jefferson National Monument
01970-11-10November 10, 1970
(#70000069)
68 miles (109 km) west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico
Dry Tortugas Islands
19 Fort Zachary Taylor
Fort Zachary Taylor
01971-03-11March 11, 1971
(#71000244)
U.S. Naval Station
Key West
20 Eduardo H. Gato House
Eduardo H. Gato House
01973-04-11April 11, 1973
(#73000586)
1209 Virginia Street
Key West
21 Ernest Hemingway House
Ernest Hemingway House
01968-11-24November 24, 1968
(#68000023)
907 Whitehead Street
Key West
22 Herrara Shipwreck Site
Herrara Shipwreck Site
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000495)
2½ miles offshore Whale Harbor
Islamorada Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
23 Indian Key
Indian Key
01972-06-19June 19, 1972
(#72000342)
Indian Key
Lower Matecumbe Key
24 INGHAM (USCGC)
INGHAM (USCGC)
01992-04-27April 27, 1992
(#92001879)
East quay wall at the Truman Waterfront, at the end of Southard St.
Key West Relocated from Charleston, South Carolina
25 John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Reserve
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Reserve
01972-04-14April 14, 1972
(#72000340)
U.S. Route 1
Key Largo
26 Key West Historic District
Key West Historic District
01971-03-11March 11, 1971
(#71000245)
Bounded approximately by White, Angela, Windsor, Passover, Thomas, and Whitehead Streets, and the Gulf of Mexico; also roughly bounded by Emma, Whitehead, White, and South Streets, Mallory Square, and the Atlantic Ocean
Key West Second set of boundaries represents a boundary increase of 01983-02-24 February 24 1983 (refnum 83001430)
27 LaBranche Fishing Camp Upload image
01997-05-09May 9, 1997
(#97000404)
Address Restricted
Islamorada
28 Lignumvitae Key Archeological and Historical District
Lignumvitae Key Archeological and Historical District
01999-02-16February 16, 1999
(#98000652)
Address Restricted
Islamorada
29 Little White House
Little White House
01974-02-12February 12, 1974
(#74000652)
Naval Station
Key West
30 Martello Gallery-Key West Art and Historical Museum
Martello Gallery-Key West Art and Historical Museum
01972-06-19June 19, 1972
(#72000341)
South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West
31 Mud Lake Canal
Mud Lake Canal
02006-09-20September 20, 2006
(#06000979)
Cape Sable in Everglades National Park
Flamingo
32 Old Post Office and Customshouse
Old Post Office and Customshouse
01973-09-20September 20, 1973
(#73000587)
Front Street
Key West
33 Overseas Highway and Railway Bridges
Overseas Highway and Railway Bridges
01979-08-13August 13, 1979
(#79000684)
Bridges on U.S. Route 1 between Long and Conch Key, Knight and Little Duck Key, and Bahia Honda and Spanish Key; also parallel to U.S. Route 1 (approximately between mile markers 9.8 and 72.8)
Florida Keys "Parallel to U.S. Route 1" represents a boundary increase of 02004-08-03 August 3 2004
34 Pigeon Key Historic District
Pigeon Key Historic District
01990-03-16March 16, 1990
(#90000443)
Off U.S. Route 1 at mile marker 45
Pigeon Key
35 Dr. Joseph Y. Porter House
Dr. Joseph Y. Porter House
01973-06-04June 4, 1973
(#73000588)
429 Caroline Street
Key West
36 Rock Mound Archeological Site Upload image
01975-07-01July 1, 1975
(#75000562)
Address Restricted
Key Largo
37 Rookery Mound Upload image
01996-11-05November 5, 1996
(#96001183)
Address Restricted
Everglades City Part of the Archeological Resources of Everglades National Park MPS
38 SAN FELIPE Shipwreck Site Upload image
01994-08-11August 11, 1994
(#94000794)
Address Restricted
Islamorada Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
39 San Francisco Shipwreck Site
San Francisco Shipwreck Site
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000499)
Seaward end of Channel #2 off Craig Key
Layton Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
40 SAN JOSE Shipwreck Site Upload image
01975-03-18March 18, 1975
(#75002123)
Address Restricted
Plantation Key Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
41 SAN PEDRO (shipwreck) Upload image
02001-05-31May 31, 2001
(#01000530)
1¼ miles south of Indian Key
Islamorada Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
42 Sand Key Lighthouse
Sand Key Lighthouse
01973-04-11April 11, 1973
(#73000589)
7 miles (11 km) southwest of Key West on Sand Key
Key West
43 Sloppy Joe's Bar
Sloppy Joe's Bar
02006-11-01November 1, 2006
(#06000957)
201 Duval Street
Key West
44 Sombrero Key Light
Sombrero Key Light
02012-03-09March 9, 2012
(#12000092)
Offshore approximately 5.5-mile (8.9 km) SSW of Marathon
Marathon part of the Light Stations of the United States MPS
45 Sueco de Arizon Shipwreck Site
Sueco de Arizon Shipwreck Site
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000500)
1,600 yards (1,500 m) offshore Conch Key
Layton Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
46 Ten Thousand Islands Archeological District
Ten Thousand Islands Archeological District
01996-11-05November 5, 1996
(#96001180)
Address Restricted
Everglades City Part of the Archeological Resources of Everglades National Park MPS
47 Thompson Fish House, Turtle Cannery and Kraals
Thompson Fish House, Turtle Cannery and Kraals
01994-06-23June 23, 1994
(#94000633)
200 Margaret Street
Key West
48 Tres Puentes Shipwreck Site Upload image
02006-06-15June 15, 2006
(#06000501)
Seaward edge of Hawk Channel of Islamorada
Islamorada Part of the 1733 Spanish Plate Fleet Shipwrecks MPS
49 U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Key West Station
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Key West Station
01973-10-15October 15, 1973
(#73000590)
Northwestern corner of Front and Whitehead Streets
Key West
50 US Naval Station
US Naval Station
01984-05-08May 8, 1984
(#84000915)
Roughly bounded by Whitehead, Eaton, and Caroline Streets
Key West
51 USCG Cutter DUANE
USCG Cutter DUANE
02002-05-16May 16, 2002
(#02000494)
1-mile (1.6 km) south of Molasses Reef
Key Largo
52 USS ALLIGATOR
USS ALLIGATOR
01996-06-06June 6, 1996
(#96000581)
Address Restricted
Islamorada
53 Veterans of Foreign Wars Walter R. Mickens Post 6021 and William Weech American Legion Post 168
Veterans of Foreign Wars Walter R. Mickens Post 6021 and William Weech American Legion Post 168
02012-05-30May 30, 2012
(#12000300)
803 Emma St.
Key West
54 West Martello Tower
West Martello Tower
01976-06-24June 24, 1976
(#76000602)
Monroe County beach between Reynolds and White Streets
Key West
55 WESTERN UNION (schooner)
WESTERN UNION (schooner)
01984-05-16May 16, 1984
(#84000930)
Pier A, Truman Annex
Key West

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