OIRF’s 57th annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest was held in the garden of the Oldest House on March 2, 2019, to a standing-room only crowd, and was emceed by Steve …
Our annual Key West Home Tours feature lovely homes and gardens reflecting the varied tastes and originality of their owners. You will be enchanted by exquisite restorations, creative renovations and delightful interiors featuring art collections, antiques and more.
Each year the foundation awards grants to Key West property owners for projects that demonstrate historic and/or architectural significance. This year we are having two grant application cycles, one going on now until November 1. The next one starting December 2, ending January 8, 2020.
Old Island Restoration Foundation maintains and operates the Oldest House Museum located at 322 Duval Street in Key West. Thousands visit the house annually and get a glimpse of what life was like in Key West in the 1800s.