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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/HM1DDR_our-confederate-dead_Pensacola-FL.html
South Facing Side (Main Side)A.D.1861. - A.D.1865.The UnCrowned Heroesof theSouthern Confederacy.Whose joy was to sufferand die for a cause theybelieved to be just.Their unchallenged devo-tion and matchlessheroism shall continueto be the wonder an…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DDQ_fort-san-bernardo_Pensacola-FL.html
Site of Fort San Bernardo. Built by Don Bernardo de Galvez, Governor of Spanish Louisiana. From this Fort the Spanish bombarded the English-held Fort George; April 27, 1781 and Fort George surrendered May 9, 1781. 15,000 soldiers occupied Fort San…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DDP_fort-george_Pensacola-FL.html
Site of Fort George - headquarters of British West Florida - Suwannee to the Mississippi. From 1763 until captured by Spanish Gen. Bernardo de Galvez in 1781 and renamed San Miguel. Seized by Andrew Jackson in 1814 and 1818 and delivered to him as…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DDO_rough-riders_Pensacola-FL.html
June 1, 1898, Col. Theodore Roosevelt and 170 of his Rough Riders (Indian, cowboys, policemen, clubmen, millionaires, etc.) welcomed here en route to Spanish-American War. There were 6 trains with men, horses and equipment of 1st U.S. Volunteer Ca…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DDA_first-methodist-church_Pensacola-FL.html
Established as a mission by the Mississippi Methodist Conference December 7, 1821. Rev. Alexander Talley, first pastor. The first, second, and third church buildings located NE corner of Tarragona and Intendencia Streets. Fourth church building oc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DD7_battle-of-pensacola_Pensacola-FL.html
On March 9, 1781, Spanish General Bernardo de Galvez, with a fleet of some 30 ships, arrived opposite Pensacola Bay and within a day took Santa Rosa Island. On March 18, Galvez, in his ship Galveztown, sailed under the cannon of the Royal Navy Red…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DD3_original-site-of-pensacola-junior-college_Pensacola-FL.html
On this site, Pensacola Junior College (PJC) opened its doors on September 13, 1948. It was the first public junior college created by the Florida Legislature under the Minimum Foundation Program Act of 1947, signed into law by Governor Millard F.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DD0_kupfrians-park_Pensacola-FL.html
Established by German immigrant Conrad Kupfrian (1833-1892), the 100-acre Kupfrian's Park opened in the early 1880s and provided a distinctive entertainment and recreational venue for Pensacola residents for over thirty years. Kupfrian constructed…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DCY_christ-episcopal-church_Pensacola-FL.html
Christ Church, founded in 1827, was incorporated by the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida in 1829. The first church, constructed in 1832, still stands on Seville Square. Later, Chicago architect John Sutcliffe and Pensacola contracto…
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