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Cantonment in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Vacaria Baja

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. Vacaria Baja Marker
Inscription. Home and ranch of Don Manuel Gonzalez was one-half mile east. Consisted of 1600 arpents conceded by Spanish Governor, Jose Mascot, Dec. 22, 1817.

On route of Andrew Jackson 1814, 1818 and in 1821, when General and Mrs. Jackson spent three weeks as guests of Gonzalez, awaiting transfer of Florida to United States.

Due to yellow fever in Pensacola, became temporary seat of government September 1822.

 
Erected 1955 by the St. Regis Paper Company.
 
Location. 30° 36.702′ N, 87° 19.245′ W. Marker is in Cantonment, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of Road 29 and County Road 184, on the right when traveling south on Road 29. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Pensacola Boulevard, Cantonment FL 32533, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cantonment (here, next to this marker); Hyer-Knowles Planing Mill (approx. 13.1 miles away); Kupfrian's Park (approx. 13.4 miles away); Fort San Bernardo (approx. 14.2 miles away); North Hill Preservation District
Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. Marker Area
(approx. 14.3 miles away); Original Site of Pensacola Junior College (approx. 14.6 miles away); Our Confederate Dead (approx. 14.6 miles away); Fort George (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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