10 Sights in Monroe County, United States (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Monroe County, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Monroe County, United States.

List of cities in United States Sightseeing Tours in Monroe County

1. Garden Key Light

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Garden Key Light / PD

The Garden Key Light, also known as the Tortuga Harbor Light, is located at Fort Jefferson, on Garden Key in the Dry Tortugas, Florida. The first lighthouse, started in 1824 and first lit in 1826, was a brick conical tower. The lighthouse and its outbuildings were the only structures on Garden Key until construction started on Fort Jefferson in 1846. Construction continued until 1861, but the fort was never completed.

Wikipedia: Garden Key Light (EN)

2. Old Mill Museum

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The Old Mill Museum, also known as the Alfred Wilkerson Grist Mill, is a historic structure located along the River Raisin at 242 Toledo Street in Dundee, Michigan. It was designated as a Michigan Historic Site on August 3, 1979. It was later listed as a contributing property within the Dundee Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 20, 1990.

Wikipedia: Old Mill Museum (Dundee, Michigan) (EN)

3. Sand Key Light

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Sand Key Light is a lighthouse 6 nautical miles southwest of Key West, Florida, between Sand Key Channel and Rock Key Channel, two of the channels into Key West, on a reef intermittently covered by sand. At times the key has been substantial enough to have trees, and in 1900 nine to twelve thousand terns nested on the island. At other times the island has been washed away completely.

Wikipedia: Sand Key Light (EN), Heritage Website

4. Laurel Creek Covered Bridge

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Laurel Creek Covered Bridge Brian M. Powell (user Bitmapped on en.wikipedia) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Laurel Creek Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge located near Lillydale, Monroe County, West Virginia. It was built in 1910. The shortest covered bridge in the state, it measures 34 feet, 6 inches long and 13 feet, 2 1/2 inches wide. It has wood siding painted red and a galvanized metal roof. By 1981, it was one of only 17 covered bridges left in West Virginia.

Wikipedia: Laurel Creek Covered Bridge (EN)

5. Phillips Road 624

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The Warrens Bridge is a historic timber-trestle bridge carrying Phillips County Road 141 across the Lambrook Levee Ditch west of Lambrook, Arkansas. The bridge has seven spans with a total length of 100 feet (30 m); the longest span is 15 feet (4.6 m). The bridge is 16 feet (4.9 m) wide, and is set on timber abutments and piers. It was built about 1930.

Wikipedia: Warrens Bridge (EN)

6. Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower

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The Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower, also known as the Perky Bat Tower, is a historic site in Monroe County, Florida, United States. It is located a mile northwest of U. S. Route 1 on Lower Sugarloaf Key at mile marker 17. On May 13, 1982, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The tower was blown down during Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Wikipedia: Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower (EN)

7. USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg

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USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg (T-AGM-10) was a General G. O. Squier-class transport ship in the United States Navy in World War II named in honor of U. S. Army Chief of Engineers Harry Taylor. She served for a time as army transport USAT General Harry Taylor, and was reacquired by the navy in 1950 as USNS General Harry Taylor (T-AP-145).

Wikipedia: USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg (T-AGM-10) (EN)

8. Indian Creek Covered Bridge

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The Indian Creek Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge near US 219, about 4 miles away from Salt Sulphur Springs, in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States. It is owned by the Monroe County Historical Society, and was originally built in 1898 by Ray and Oscar Weikel. The bridge is 49.25 feet long and 11.5 feet wide.

Wikipedia: Indian Creek Covered Bridge (EN)

9. American Shoal Light

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The American Shoal Light is located east of the Saddlebunch Keys, just offshore from Sugarloaf Key, close to Looe Key, in Florida, United States. It was completed in 1880, and first lit on July 15, 1880. The structure was built to the same plan and dimensions as the Fowey Rocks lighthouse, completed in 1878.

Wikipedia: American Shoal Light (EN)

10. Dry Tortugas Light

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The Dry Tortugas Light is a lighthouse located on Loggerhead Key, three miles west of Fort Jefferson, Florida. It was taken out of operation in 2015. It has also been called the Loggerhead Lighthouse. It has been said to be "a greater distance from the mainland than any other light in the world."

Wikipedia: Dry Tortugas Light (EN)


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