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

Lavallet

 
 
Lavallet Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 24, 2019
1. Lavallet Marker
Inscription.  Site of plantation La Punta Gabaron owned 1814-1849 by Carlos Lavalle (Lavallet, Lavallette), born in 1772 of French parents in British Mobile. After Redcoats routed here in 1781, mother brought family to Spanish Pensacola. Carlos became a contractor and brickmaker and a leading citizen (see one of his houses in Historical District). He raised family (four children by Marianna Bonifay) and witnessed Andrew Jackson's assaults of 1814 and 1818, flag change of 1821, statehood in 1845. Sold plantation to Francisco Moreno in 1849, died in 1850's. Traces of rice ditches remain here on this original 800-arpent Spanish Land Grant. Developed 1968 by Dodson family.
 
Erected by City of Pensacola.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1814.
 
Location. 30° 28.275′ N, 87° 10.054′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia
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County. Marker is on Velasquez Street, 0.1 miles south of Montalvo Drive, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pensacola FL 32504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gaberonne (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hyer-Knowles Planing Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle and Massacre at Bayou Texar (approx. 3.1 miles away); Votes for Women (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Yonge House (approx. 3˝ miles away); Spencer Bibbs (approx. 3.6 miles away); Katharine A. Goldsmith R.N. (approx. 3.6 miles away); A.S. Magee Field (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Lavallet Marker in median image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 24, 2019
2. Lavallet Marker in median
Lavallet Marker in median image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 24, 2019
3. Lavallet Marker in median
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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