Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
601 Howard England Way, Key West, FL 33040
35th Conch Republic Independence Celebration Kicks off Friday, April 21, with Raising of the Colors at Fort Zachary Taylor
The public is invited to join members of the Conch Republic Navy, the Conch Republic CIA – Sshhh! and the 82nd Airborne’s at Fort Zachary Taylor, Friday, April 21 at high noon for the official raising of the Conch Republic colors. The occasion, undertaken with due pomp and circumstance, kicks off more than a week of Conch Republic Days Celebration events commemorating that fateful day in 1982 when the republic was conceived in strife as “a sovereign state of mind” that “Seceded Where Others Failed.” Dress whites not required. Conch shells and stale Cuban bread encouraged. For more information visit ConchRepublic.com.