Dozens Of Six-Toed Cats Roam Ernest Hemingway’s Florida Keys Property
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Ernest Hemingway also spent time at his home on 907 Whitehead Street in Old Town Key West. The Spanish Colonial style home was built in 1851. Hemingway and his wife Pauline renovated the house, which is now a National Historical Landmark visited by thousands of tourists each year.
One of the unique features is the pool, which cost $20,000 to build in the 1930s. It was the town’s first in-ground pool and the only one within 100 miles. The place is renowned for its population of six-toed cats, which are the descendants of a cat given to the author by a sea captain.