Key West, Florida: Hurricane Deflector Grotto

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Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea

Address:
1010 Windsor Ln, Key West, FL
Directions:
Windsor Ln and Truman Ave. Between the Basilica and the Adoration Chapel.
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Hurricane Deflector Grotto

Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, built in 1922 by Sister Louis Gabriel to ward off the "full brunt of a hurricane" (she'd been through three bad ones). The Rosary Path resembles a giant loop of rosary beads with a dangling cross.

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Rosary Path.

Hurricane Deflector Grotto

The grotto is a small area behind the church, reached by walking the Rosary Path.

[Carrie Schreiber, 01/02/2021]

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