Funeral pyre for victims of 1935 storm

The boxes being burned are makeshift caskets, containing victims' bodies. Over 350 veterans were thus cremated on the banks of Snake Creek, between Islamorada and Tavernier.

( Florida Photographic Collection, State Archives / September 24, 2014 )

The boxes being burned are makeshift caskets, containing victims' bodies. Over 350 veterans were thus cremated on the banks of Snake Creek, between Islamorada and Tavernier.

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