Gen. Andrew Jackson

Gen. Andrew Jackson (HM1INE)

Location: Pensacola, FL 32502 Escambia County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 24.51', W 87° 12.833'

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In This Plaza


received West Florida from Spain
and raised the flag of the U.S.
July 17, 1821

To recall the flags of five
nations which have been raised in
turn ten times over Pensacola
Spain 1559-1719+1723-1763+1783-1821
France 1719-1723
Great Britain 1763-1783
United States of America 1821-1861+1862-
Confederate State of America 1861-1862
Recalling that here was the center
of life of the town and of the
Province of West Florida during the
greater part of the Colonial Era
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HM NumberHM1INE
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Year Placed1935
Placed ByThe Pensacola Historical Society
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Friday, January 2nd, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 479456 N 3364071
Decimal Degrees30.40850000, -87.21388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.51', W 87° 12.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 30.6" N, 87° 12' 49.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-50 E Zarragossa St, Pensacola FL 32502, US
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Plaza Ferdinand is always a nice place to spend a sunny morning. The bust of Gen. Jackson is well-kept. My daughters and I enjoyed our visit (and the history lesson.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aDhhsd8EjA&feature=youtu.be

Jul 27, 2016 at 1:08pm PDT by coffeemompcola

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