“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)

St. Michaelís Church

St. Michael's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. St. Michael's Church Marker
Inscription. Established in 1781 East of Ferdinand VII Plaza and North of Church Street, named because of location of St. Michael's. Destroyed by fire during Civil War period, temporary quarters were used until present Church erected in 1885.

St. Michaelís, the oldest Church in Pensacola, except for a brief interruption, has continuously offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass since the Landing of the Spanish Settlers in 1559.
Erected 1956 by the Pensacola Deanery, National Council of Catholic Women.
Location. 30° 24.844′ N, 87° 12.979′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is on West Chase Street just west of North Palafox Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 North Palafox Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chase Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Methodist Church of Pensacola/Site of the San Carlos Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garden Street (about 500 feet away); First Jewish House of Worship in Florida
St. Michael's Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. St. Michael's Church
(about 700 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rough Riders (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. Andrew Jackson Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola.
More about this marker. This marker was moved in 2016 from its original location on Palafox Street at 30į 24.836' N, 87į 12.956' W, where the “Pensacolaís Catholic Presence” marker now stands.
Also see . . .  Church web site. (Submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. Churches, Etc.
St. Michael's Church plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
3. St. Michael's Church plaque
Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, elevated by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, February 10. 2012. Most Reverend Thomas G. Wenski, Archbishop of Miami and Apostolic Administrator of Pensacola-Tallahassee.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 19, 2016.
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