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

Don Manuel Gonzalez

 
 
Don Manuel Gonzalez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 1, 2015
1. Don Manuel Gonzalez Marker
Inscription. A native of Spain, Don Manuel Gonzalez joined the army at Madrid and was sent to New Orleans. After his discharge he was granted passage through the Choctaw and Creek Nations to Pensacola. At Pensacola, he was a successful cattle rancher. He opened a market on Plaza Ferdinand in 1816. With the transfer of Florida to the United States, he was appointed Justice of the Peace and Quarter Master General for the Florida Militia.
 
Erected by the City of Pensacola, the University of West Florida & the St. Michael's Cemetery Foundation.
 
Location. 30° 24.854′ N, 87° 12.541′ 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. Ebenezer Dorr (a few steps from this marker); John Innerarity (within shouting distance of this marker); Jose Noriega (within shouting distance of this marker); Eugenio Antonio Sierra (within shouting distance of this marker); Salvador T. Pons
Don Manuel Gonzalez grave site image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 1, 2015
2. Don Manuel Gonzalez grave site
(within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); P.K. Yonge (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen R. Mallory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Also see . . .  Pensapedia article. (Submitted on January 1, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
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 212 times since then and 13 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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