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Webb-Porter House, 429 Caroline Street, Key West, Monroe County, FL

Webb-Porter House, 429 Caroline Street, Key West, Monroe County, FL

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Summary

Significance: The house is believed to date to 1838, and to have been built by Judge James Webb, who was the first Federal Judge of the Southern District of the Florida Territory. It is, however, better known as the birthplace and home of Dr. Joseph Yates Porter, II, who was Key West's first native born physician and who became one of the outstanding men in Florida's medical history.
Survey number: HABS FL-188
Building/structure dates: ca. 1838 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1896 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1945 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Webb, James
Porter, Joseph
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Location

Key West (Fla.)24.55772, -81.80450
Google Map of 24.5577203, -81.8044954
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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