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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23CC_william-bartram-trail_Pensacola-FL.html
Bartram wrote of the security and extent of intracoastal water ways from Virginia's Chesapeake Bay to the Mississippi, in 1774.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23C5_pensacola-lunch-counter-sit-ins_Pensacola-FL.html
This building, once occupied by a Woolworth's five and dime store, played a role in the struggle for civil rights in Florida. In the 1950s and 1960s, African Americans in segregated communities began sit-ins to protest against "whites only&qu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23BD_brownsville-community_Pensacola-FL.html
In 1908, shortly after the extension of the trolley line west from Pensacola, Lucius Screven Brown (1874-1963) developed housing on seven blocks bounded by what is now Pace Boulevard, Strong Street, "W" Street and Gadsden Street. Brown's…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23BC_morrison-family-homestead_Pensacola-FL.html
Constructed in 1906 by Mabel Lewis, this frame vernacular structure was the home of generations of the Morrison family, including the parents of James Douglas (Jim) Morrison, the lead singer for The Doors. Before Robert Bruce (R.B.) and Frances Mo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23BB_uscgc-sebago-wpg-whec-42_Pensacola-FL.html
Side 1: This berth was once the home of the 255 foot Owasco class patrol gunboat, Sebago (WPG 42), which was commissioned in September 1945 as the United States' most heavily armed war vessel per foot. The ship carried an initial complement of 2…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23BA_church-of-the-sacred-heart_Pensacola-FL.html
The Church of the Sacred Heart was constructed in 1905. The Right Reverend Edward Allen, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mobile, which at the time encompassed Pensacola, appointed the pastor of Pensacola's St. Michael's Church, Father Robe…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XVZ_the-national-flight-academy-historical_Pensacola-FL.html
"A dramatic multi-day immersive experience in the Magic of Flight" The National Flight Academy is a series of immersive aviation-inspired learning programs using serious games to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering and M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XT3_uss-essex-cv-9-anchor-historical_Pensacola-FL.html
Stamped with its weight of 30,210 lb., this anchor was manufactured at the Norfolk Navy Yard in 1942 and installed on the aircraft carrier Essex (CV-9), whiuch was commissioned the same year. This anchor was aboard the carrier until her decommissi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XT2_uss-antietam-cv-36-anchor-historical_Pensacola-FL.html
Weighing 30,057 lb. with an overall height of 15 feet, this anchor was aboard the aircraft carrier Antietam (CV-36) from her commissioning in 1945 before she was sold for scrap in 1973. During a single combat deployment in Korea from November 1951…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XT1_the-cradle-of-naval-aviation-historical_Pensacola-FL.html
The Cradle of Naval Aviation Over the course of 100 years, NAS Pensacola has played a part in the training of thousands of personnel, regardless of rank or aviation community, to pursue careers in Naval Aviation and earn coveted "Navy Wings.…
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