Southernmost Ghosts Blog

Black and white photo of Carysfort Reef Lighthouse

Carysfort Reef Lighthouse – Seminoles, sharks, and Ghosts.

Posted on October 23, 2020

The Garysfort Reef Lighthouse "That's the Garysfort Reef lighthouse..." "That's a cork swaying in the water..." "That too, but also a lighthouse. Speaking of corks..." "You're drunk, Johnny... You... Read More

Aerial view of Fort Zachary Taylor State Park

The Ghosts Of Fort Taylor

Posted on October 22, 2020

It's not all tiki-bars, scantily clad people and parties in Key West... well, it's mostly that, with a pinch of Hemingway and a whole lot of Jimmy Buffet. Sure there's the Sunset Celebration; sure the... Read More

An island off the Florida Keys, this historic prison housed prisoners including Dr. Samuel Mudd (involved with the assination of President Lincoln), and was a fort during the Civil War

Fort Jefferson in The Dry Tortugas – ghost, goblins and assassins in paradise.

Posted on September 24, 2020

The Dry Tortugas, just a stone’s throw away from Key West and Fidel’s less that prosperous economic wonderland is one of the hidden gems of American history. As a proud Floridian, and even prouder... Read More

The Lusca – Monsters of the Deep

The Lusca – Monsters of the Deep

Posted on September 21, 2020

In Caribbean mythology, the lusca or luska is the term given to one of the most feared sea monsters in the region. A deadly creature that prowls the deep and feeds on the unsuspecting. A being or a po... Read More

The Conch Republic A Tale Of The Underdog Winning

Posted on August 23, 2020

Only in Florida, and more to the point, only in Key West could something like this have happened. The Conch Republic, the nation within the nation that made a fool out of the Navy, the government, and... Read More

Captain Tony, The Legend, The Life of Key West

Posted on August 23, 2020

Tony Tarracino, (August 10, 1916 – November 1, 2008) more commonly called Captain Tony was a legend. PERIOD. Let’s end the article there. As an addendum just place the word EPIC whenever you say ... Read More

Robert The Doll and The Uncanny Valley

Posted on August 6, 2020

Robert The Doll, Our Fear of Chucky & The Uncanny Valley In the realm of psychology, there is a condition/inherent natural psychosis/ concept/hypothesis- one that’s ubiquitous to most humans - ... Read More

Top ten haunted spots in Florida

Posted on March 15, 2020

Florida is weird. It is a ramshackle state that has been pieced together into one of the country’s most fascinating regions in less than a century and a half. A place full of passion, artists, movem... Read More

Most Haunted Places in Key West: #1: Eaton Street

Posted on December 16, 2019

In Key West, there are plenty of places that are haunted. We chose Eaton Street as the number one haunted place in Key West because of everything that has happened here. Even in the city, locals and v... Read More

Most Haunted Places in Key West: #2: East Martello Museum

Posted on December 8, 2019

In Key West, visitors will find a museum that has quite the haunted history. This is the Martello Gallery, also known as the East Martello Tower. The museum is located at 3501 South Roosevelt Boul... Read More