HEMINGWAY HOUSE

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 As you can see, David was just as thrilled to be touring Hemingway's House just as much as I was. 

As you can see, David was just as thrilled to be touring Hemingway's House just as much as I was. 

 I LOVED this painting that was hanging in the living room!

I LOVED this painting that was hanging in the living room!

 Dining Room.

Dining Room.

 The "Hemingway's Wives" wall in the dining room. That's not actually the name for it but that is basically what it is! Pictures of all 4 wives!

The "Hemingway's Wives" wall in the dining room. That's not actually the name for it but that is basically what it is! Pictures of all 4 wives!

 Me and Ernest

Me and Ernest

 Hemingway's bedroom

Hemingway's bedroom

 Obsessed with this painting of the house!

Obsessed with this painting of the house!

 Hemingway through the years.

Hemingway through the years.

 I just had to!

I just had to!

 Love the print of this tile floor!

Love the print of this tile floor!

 Hemingway's helmet and war medals. 

Hemingway's helmet and war medals. 

 The woman Hemingay never got over! Agnes von Kurowsky. Agnes was an American nurse and served in an American Red Cross hospital in Milan, Italy, during World War 1. One of her patients was the 19 year old Hemingway, who fell in love with her.Their story is shown in the 1996 film "In Love and War,"starring Sandra Bullock and Chris O'Donnell.

The woman Hemingay never got over! Agnes von Kurowsky. Agnes was an American nurse and served in an American Red Cross hospital in Milan, Italy, during World War 1. One of her patients was the 19 year old Hemingway, who fell in love with her.Their story is shown in the 1996 film "In Love and War,"starring Sandra Bullock and Chris O'Donnell.

 I was obsessed with all of the light fixtures and chandeliers throughout the house! This one in the entryway was my favorite!

I was obsessed with all of the light fixtures and chandeliers throughout the house! This one in the entryway was my favorite!

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 I will admit it was pretty creepy seeing the cat cemetery.

I will admit it was pretty creepy seeing the cat cemetery.

 House for the Hemingway cats.

House for the Hemingway cats.

 Key West's first swimming pool! The pool cost an enormous sum of $20,000!!

Key West's first swimming pool! The pool cost an enormous sum of $20,000!!

 Seriously, cats everywhere!

Seriously, cats everywhere!

 Fountain on the grounds of the home.

Fountain on the grounds of the home.

 Hemingway's Studio!!

Hemingway's Studio!!

 Another one of those "had to" shots...Me in Hemingway's studio!

Another one of those "had to" shots...Me in Hemingway's studio!

  Hemingway wrote many of his best-known works here. Among them were "Death in the Afternoon," "For Whom the Bell Tolls," "The Green Hills of Africa," "The Fifth Column," "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" and "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber."  Following his death in 1961, the unpublished manuscript that was to become "Islands in the Stream" was found in a vault in the property's garage.

 Hemingway wrote many of his best-known works here. Among them were "Death in the Afternoon," "For Whom the Bell Tolls," "The Green Hills of Africa," "The Fifth Column," "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" and "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber."  Following his death in 1961, the unpublished manuscript that was to become "Islands in the Stream" was found in a vault in the property's garage.

 Hemingway's trunk from World War 1.

Hemingway's trunk from World War 1.

While in Key West, I just had to visit Hemingway's home! Hemingway is one of my favorite literary authors and being able to tour his Key West home was one of the many highlights of  my trip! (David could have cared less about seeing Hemingway's house but he was a good sport about touring it with me!) He admitted to enjoying the tour later!

Ernest Hemingway's home, a Spanish colonial villa located at 907 Whitehead St., in Key West, Florida, is a registered National Historic Landmark. The home is open to the public as a museum honoring the island's most famous literary resident. In this post, I am practically giving you a tour (via pictures) of the home and the grounds! I hope you enjoy!