"Mallory Homesite" Key West Off The Beaten Path Tip by Ewingjr98

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The marker at this site reads:


The home of Stephen Russel Mallory (1812 - 1873)
stood near this site from 1839 ti 1895 when it
became U.S. Navy property. U.S. Senator from Florida
from 1851 to 1861 and Chairman of the Naval Affairs
Committee after 1853. As Secretary of the Navy in
the Confederate States Cabinet (1861-1865) he
pioneered the use of submarines and ironclad
warships in naval warfare.

A son Stephen R. Mallory, Jr. grew up in and later owned
this house. He represented Florida in the United States
Senate (1897 - 1908)

Historical Association of Southern Florida, 1966.

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  • Updated Jun 20, 2010
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