About Cedar Key

 Just like the Florida Keys Key West and Ozello Florida's Keys the history of Cedar Key goes way back. Founded in the 1850's the Florida Railroad made Cedar Key it's western stop from Fernandina on Amelia Island . The Civil War made it and Inglis Yankeetown area a major Civil War supplier and port. Seahorse key light station built in 1854 by LT. George Gordon Meade guided ships to Inglis and the mouth of the Suwanee and Cedar Key. The cedar industry brought the valuable products to the market as pencils made by the Faber company... 

 This is just a sleepy village with a fishing problem. Cedar Key is an Old-fashioned village that has transformed into one of the prettiest little towns that sits directly on the Gulf of Mexico. The Fall Seafood Festival and Spring Sidewalk Art Fest bring people together safely on this old Florida getaway...


Cemetery Point Park

Complete with boardwalk through the marshes, tombstones in the cemetery and fitness trail.

Cedar Key Historical Society Museum

The Lutterloh building and Andrew's House are home to exhibits detailing the picturesque village's history dating back to prehistoric times. Exhibits include Native American artifacts from the Timucuan era, the Second Seminole War, Journey of John Muir to Cedar Key, Cedar pencil industry, Seafood and Clam industry, Florida Railroad, and Donax Broom Manufacturing.

Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge

One of the largest unspoiled estuarine systems in the U.S.

Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge

Thirteen offshore islands designated as wilderness areas offer spectacular and rare viewing for birding and wildlife enthusiasts.

Cedar Key...A little spot of paradise on Florida's West Coast

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