A visit to the Audubon House and Tropical Gardens is a step back in time to the world of a maritime pilot and master wrecker in mid-19th century Key West.

The grand home that is now known as the Audubon House was built by Captain John Huling Geiger in the 1840s as a residence for his family, who lived there for more than a century. Slated for destruction in 1958, the Geiger mansion was saved by the Mitchell Wolfson Family Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization. The home’s large scale restoration was the first of its kind in Key West and sparked Key West’s restoration movement.

Today, the home and its furnishings reflect the elegance and comfortable living enjoyed by a wealthy family in Key West in an era when frequent shipwrecks on the offshore reef created a flourishing ship wrecking industry.


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Wishing Corinne and John many wonderful years together! A special thanks to Say Yes in Key West, Soundwave and Catered Affairs of Key West for their help in making it a memorable evening for everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Dwarf Thrush is now considered to be a smaller version of the Hermit Thrush and is found throughout North America at different times of year. Come see this sweet Royal Octavo 1st edition (circa 1840-44) we are offering in our gallery! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Golden-crested Kinglet is a charmer that can be found commonly across North America with the exception of the extreme south. Come see our latest arrival, a 1st edition (circa 1840-44) Royal Octavo hand colored lithograph that we are offering for sale in our gallery. They won't last! 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Alexa and John. Wishing you many more happy years together! A special thanks to Family Affair Key West Wedding Services and Margaritaville Resort and Marina for making it a spectacular evening! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Pine Siskin (or Pine Linnet, as it was called in Audubon's day) is a fun and acrobatic little bird that is widespread across North America. Come in and see our newly framed 1st edition Royal Octavo (circa 1840-44) we are offering in our gallery. Such a charming image of very charming little birds! ... See MoreSee Less

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