Robert K. Rees Memorial Park

Robert K. Rees Memorial Park, 3503 Green Key Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34652

Less than two miles west of the traffic that buzzes along U.S. 19, and behind the motels and strip malls that border it, is a piece of heaven where one can take a moment or spend a day away from a busy life. Green Key, known in times long past as Deer Key, was originally a mangrove island a short distance off the Gulf Shore west of New Port Richey. In the 1930’s a home was built on the island, and the owners submitted plans to subdivide the property for development. A causeway to the mainland was built, and a man-made beach was created to make the property more attractive to investors. When a storm washed away the beach, plans fell through.

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