Key West, Florida: Sponge Man

According to a sign hanging around his neck, "The Original Spongeman" was built in 1926. Blue-faced with lumpy sponge skin, or an undersea parka.

Mac's Sea Garden

280 Margaret St., Key West, FL
Mac's Sea Garden. On Margaret St. just north of Caroline St.
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Original Sponge Man.

Sponge Man

"Man" constructed of sponges in 1926, on display in a souvenir shop.

[Stephen M Francia, 04/04/2018]

Key West evidently has a long history of transforming sponges into men, or, more recently, monsters.

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