West Martello Tower

Monroe County Beach between Reynolds and White Sts.
Key West, Florida

Historic Document

West Martello Tower is located in Monroe County, Florida certified as a historic location on Thursday June 24, 1976. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, more specifically a Fortification. West Martello Tower was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Military, Engineering.

West Martello Tower Information

Other Name: Key West Garden Club
Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1861, 1866
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Totten,Brig.Gen.Joseph G.
Architectural Style: Martello Tower
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

West Martello Tower Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 15
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Key West Historic Locations Monroe County Historic Locations Florida Historic Locations