“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)


Gaberonne Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 24, 2019
1. Gaberonne Marker
Inscription.  Old Punta del Gorda, skirted by Spanish ships of Maldonado 1540, de Luna 1559, Pez 1693, Ariola 1698. Spanish mission to Yamassee Indians nearby 1750. In British grant to Wm. Aird and Benj. Wormell in 1760s; Spanish grants to Francis Gabarron 1760's, Marianna Bonifay 1814. Bought by Francisco Moreno 1849, with title to son-in-law Stephen R. Mallory, later U.S. Senator and Secretary of Confederate Navy. Site of brick kilns of Carlos Lavalle 1820's, Abercrombie and Bacon 1855. Walter Kehoe 1870's. Acquired 1880 by Confederate veteran Manuel F. Gonzalez, grandson of Don Manuel Gonzalez and great grandson of Marianna Bonifay. Developed 1963 by Dodson, Leitsh, Born families.
Erected by City of Pensacola.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 28.268′ N, 87° 9.733′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is on Manolete Street west of U.S. 90, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pensacola FL 32504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lavallet (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hyer-Knowles Planing Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Yonge House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Spencer Bibbs (approx. 3.8 miles away); Katharine A. Goldsmith R.N. (approx. 3.8 miles away); A.S. Magee Field (approx. 3.9 miles away); Spencer Bibbs Academy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Historic Crystal Icehouse (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
Gaberonne Marker looking west image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 24, 2019
2. Gaberonne Marker looking west
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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