Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Panton Leslie & Co's
Indian trading post
established during the English occupation
and burial place of
Born Ft. Toulouse, Ala. 1746
Died Pensacola, Fla. 1793
Made Chief of Creek Nation 1776
Commissioned British Colonel 1778
Spanish Agent 1784
U.S. Brigadier General 1790
Erected 1935 by Pensacola Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1763.
Location. 30° 24.428′ N, 87° 13.046′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Spring Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on South Spring Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph Catholic Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); A History Shaped by Hurricanes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trader Jon's (approx. 0.2 miles away); Industry At Sea (approx. Gen. Andrew Jackson (approx. ¼ mile away); "Gloucester of the Gulf" (approx. ¼ mile away); William Dudley Chipley (approx. ¼ mile away); A New Territory for the U.S. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
Also see . . . Panton Leslie & Co. (Submitted on April 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.