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

Desiderio Quina

 
 
Desiderio Quina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 1, 2015
1. Desiderio Quina Marker
Inscription. Born in Italy in 1777, Desiderio Quina served the Spanish army in the Louisiana Infantry Regiment. He was later employed in Pensacola as an apothecary for the John Forbes Company where he married Margarita Bobe. His son Desiderio was born in 1817 and fought in the second Seminole War with a regiment of Alabama mounted volunteers. He opened a pharmacy on Government Street in Pensacola about 1842 and later earned a license to act as a physician.
 
Erected by the City of Pensacola, the University of West Florida & the St. Michael's Cemetery Foundation.
 
Location. 30° 24.825′ N, 87° 12.589′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Alcaniz Street and W.D. Childers Plaza. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 North Alcaniz Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dorothy Walton (a few steps from this marker); Salvador T. Pons (within shouting distance of this marker); Jose Noriega (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Manuel Gonzalez (about 300 feet away, measured in
Desiderio Quina Marker & grave site image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 1, 2015
2. Desiderio Quina Marker & grave site
a direct line); Eugenio Antonio Sierra (about 300 feet away); Daniel Sullivan (about 300 feet away); Ebenezer Dorr (about 400 feet away); John Innerarity (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Also see . . .  Pensapedia Wiki article about Desiderio Quina. (Submitted on January 1, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Science & MedicineSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Colonial Archaeological Trail - St. Michael's Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 1, 2015
3. Colonial Archaeological Trail - St. Michael's Cemetery
Cemetery Gate image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 1, 2015
4. Cemetery Gate
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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