(1878)Built by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, a Canadian Order which first established a school here in 1868. Designed by William Kerr of Ireland, of Romanesque style, with dormered, mansard roofs and central tower. In the Spanish- American War the Sisters offered their services as nurses and the Convent to the Navy as a hospital and rendered devoted service to the wounded and yellow fever victims.
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|Placed By||Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 419333 N 2715657|
|Decimal Degrees||24.55273333, -81.79651667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 24° 33.164', W 81° 47.791'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||24° 33' 9.84" N, 81° 47' 47.46" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 700 FL-5, Key West FL 33040, US|
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