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

Fort George

 
 
Fort George Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. Fort George Marker
Inscription. 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 U.S. Territory, 1821. Acquired by the Knights of Columbus 1924.
 
Erected by the Knights of Columbus - Pensacola Council 778.
 
Location. 30° 25.163′ N, 87° 13.022′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of North Palafox Street and West Jackson Street, on the right when traveling south on North Palafox Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 North Palafox Street, Pensacola FL 32501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Pensacola (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Site of Pensacola Junior College (about 400 feet away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rough Riders
Fort George Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
2. Fort George Marker Area
(approx. ¼ mile away); Chase Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Michael’s Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola.
 
More about this marker. Fort George Park is located about 250 feet south, in a direct line from this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Fort George Historic Site - Pensacola, Florida. (Submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
Fort George reconstructed image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
3. Fort George reconstructed
Fort George Info image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
4. Fort George Info
Fort George Archaeology image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
5. Fort George Archaeology
Fort George Park Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2014
6. Fort George Park Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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