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New Dry Tortugas ferry is fast, green, comfortableApr 28, 2014 12:23 PMPhotos and story by Brian GauvinOn a winter’s day, the 70-mile crossing from Key West, Fla., to Dry Tortugas ...

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New Report shows visitor spending supports 33 jobs in local economy and created $3.2 million in revenue for local businesses in Key West.HOMESTEAD, Florida – A new National Park Service ...

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NorthJersey.com - The Washington PostBy Fergus BordewichPublished: December 24, 2011Our first sight of Fort Jefferson from our excursion boat, the Yankee Freedom, was of a thin dark scratch across the ...

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CNN TravelBy Ryan MurphyPublished: November 11, 2011On November 7, Great Falls in Paterson, New Jersey, became the latest addition to the national park family. After a long fight by Paterson ...

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FoxNews.comBy Chelle Koster WaltonPublished: October 16, 2011"The Big Year," a comedy about competitive birders played by Owen Wilson, Jack Black, and Steve Martin, opened in theatres this weekend.Based on Mark ...

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The Miami Herald - Florida TravelBy Chelle Koster WaltonPublished: 10-17-11In a state that’s a major stop on birds’ fall migration route, here’s a guide for spotting some of the 485 ...

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Florida Travel + LifeBy Claudia MillerPublished: April 2011The sun casts a soft glow on a crisp clear morning in Key West's Historic Seaport as I board the Yankee Freedom III, ...

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The Maritime ExecutiveFebruary 8, 2011, Alexandria, VA — Captain Cory Gauron, Yankee Roamer, Key West, FL is the recipient of the 2010 Roger Murphy Maritime Safety Award. The award was ...

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Dry Tortugas, Fla.Why go? It's the seventh least-visited national park, with only about 52,000 visitors in 2009. Best-known for its birding colonies and rich marine life, it's one of the ...

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“A Bucket-List Experience”The trip aboard the Yankee Freedom III ferry was worth every penny and I only regret that I hadn't done it sooner.

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“One of 10 great places to explore nooks and crevasses”Earth Day marks its 40th anniversary next week, but Garry Hayes celebrates the planet all the time. The professor and creator ...

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National Park ServiceThe National Park Service (NPS) has selected Yankee Roamer VIII, L.L.C., to operate round trip passenger ferry service between Key West, Fla., and Dry Tortugas National Park, and ...

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Key West, FlPublished: Tuesday December 16, 2008ON December 3, 2008, Chris Belland, CEO of Historic Tours of America representing Yankee Roamer, Inc., accepted the First Honorable Mention Award for environmental ...

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One in a series of occasional Florida travel articlesKey West, FlPublished: May 2008By Warren Resen, Member of the Florida Outdoor Writers AssociationIf you found yourself on an island out in ...

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New York TimesBy MICHAEL CONNORPublished: November 20, 1988BEYOND the glitter of Miami and the party lights of Key West there is a bit of America that borders on nowhere. At ...

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Scott CroftNATIONAL PARKIn the middle of the ocean at the end of the Florida Keys sits a structure so bold that it's been called the "Gibraltar of the Gulf." Precariously ...

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Official Newspaper of Dry Tortugas National Park, Vol. 2, Number 1National Park ServicesDepartment of InteriorShortly after midnight on July 10, 1847, seven enslaved African Americans fled Garden Key. The courageous ...

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Daniel Dustin"His stories were what frightened people worst of all. Dreadful stories they were -- about hanging, and walking the plank, and storms at sea, and the Dry Tortugas" ... ...

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By Brian J. CantwellNorthwest Weekend editorKEY WEST, Fla. — I met Tortugas Jack early one morning at quayside near where the spearminty waters of the Gulf of Mexico swirl into ...

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On August 30, 2004, EPA announced 19 new facilities from 11 states and Puerto Rico for membership in Performance Track.EPA also welcomes the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, which ...

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Daniel J. LenihanLying in the Gulf of Mexico at its juncture with the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, the Dry Tortugas were discovered by Ponce de Leon in 1513. "They ...

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ABC NewsWeekend Window: Dry Tortugas National ParkBird Watchers Paradise: More than 300 species migrate to the AreaBy TRACEY MARX and IMAEYEN IBANGAbout 70 miles southwest of Key West, Fla. and ...

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“One of the coolest things to do in Key West...”One of the coolest things to do in Key West is to leave Key West - and get on the air-conditioned ...

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by Hank Tester“So if we do this story why don’t we go live from Fort Jefferson?”That was NBC6 chief photographer Mike Zimmer, architect of some of Channel Six’s more daring ...

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By Karen Rainbolt, Foghorn Managing EditorThe Yankee Freedom III has a distinct honor: it has been certified "green" by both the environmental protection agency and it has earned an environmental ...

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