Key West, Florida: Huge Conch Shell

If you've ever wanted to pose in front of a giant sea shell, try this 15-foot-tall behemoth.
Address:
2100 Flagler Ave., Key West, FL
Directions:
From US Hwy 1 turn east onto 1st St. Drive a half-mile. Turn left (north) onto Flagler Ave. You'll soon see the high school on the right. Turn right into its main entrance and you'll see the shell straight ahead.
Admission:
Free
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Giant Conch Shell.

Huge Conch Shell

While visiting Key West this summer I turned to Roadside America for interesting places to visit. I accidentally stumbled upon this huge conch shell. The shell is located in the Key West High School parking lot.

[Frank Noti, 08/15/2014]

The shell was welded (it's metal) in 1987 by students. The high school's sports teams call themselves "The Fighting Conchs."

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