The End of the Colonial Era in Florida

The End of the Colonial Era in Florida (HM1IPS)

Location: Pensacola, FL 32502 Escambia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 24.523', W 87° 12.766'

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This flag pole is located in the same general location as the pole that was used to raise the American flag over Florida officially for the first time. After signing the agreements in a building located near the dig site, soldiers of both the Spanish and the American forces gathered at the flagpole to lower the Spanish flag for the last time over Florida and raise the Stars and Stripes. With this act, Andrew Jackson became the first governor of Florida. This park is dedicated to the memory of the events of the colonial era that have been revealed through the work of the archaeologists, and to the initiation of Florida as part of the United States of America.
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HM NumberHM1IPS
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Placed ByThe City of Pensacola, the University of West Florida & the Historic Pensacola Preservation Board
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Date Added Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 479563 N 3364095
Decimal Degrees30.40871667, -87.21276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.523', W 87° 12.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 31.38" N, 87° 12' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 320 S Jefferson St, Pensacola FL 32502, US
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