August 25, 1965 – This is not Miami, but Key Largo – an underwater statue of Jesus Christ among the Coral Reefs


This Christ of the Abyss sculpture was placed under water in Key Largo on August 25, 1965. Itsabout 25 feet off the the shore in the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park area.

This actually the third and final mold of this statue. Two other identical molds were submerged underwater in the mid 50’s and early 60’s in the Mediterranean Sea and in Grenada.

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