Kidnapped in Key West 

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A daring adventure on Henry Flagler's Over-Sea Railroad! Twelve-year-old Eddie Malone is living a carefree life swimming and fishing in the Florida Keys in 1912 when suddenly his world is turned upside down. His father, a worker on Henry Flaglers Over-Sea Railroad, is thrown into jail for stealing the railroad payroll. Convinced that he is responsible for his pas arrest, Eddie sets out for Key West with his faithful dog, Rex, on a daring mission to prove his fathers innocence. Eddie arrives in Key West as preparations are under way for the arrival of Flaglers first train. Eddie meets the Kimble twins, T. J. and Jen, who live at the Key West Lighthouse and are practicing for their part in the great celebration. They offer to help Eddie with his plan to find the real payroll thieves. Eddie finds them, all right, but they kidnap him and lock him aboard their sailboat. As the boat moves swiftly away from Key West, Eddie realizes hes in serious trouble. Can Eddie escape from the clutches of the ruthless thieves? Will he ever get back home to Marathon? Most importantly, will Eddie be able to prove Pas innocence? Ages 812 Kidnapped in Key West, will capture your childs imagination, just as it did my sons, while teaching him or her about an important event and amazing time in Floridas history. John Blades, Executive Director, Flagler Museum

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