Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Spain to Pensacola
Presidio Santa Maria De Galve
Fort San Carlos de Austria
Founded November 21, 1698
Erected 1998 by the People of Spain.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is November 21, 1698.
Location. 30° 20.982′ N, 87° 17.545′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is on Slemmer Avenue north of Hatch Road, on the left when traveling north. Located on the Pensacola Naval Air Station. Access is very limited. Obtain permission before proceeding on base and to the marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pensacola FL 32508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pathway to Early America (within shouting distance of this marker); First Pensacola (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hospital Compound (approx. 0.4 miles away); Resisting Land-based Assaults (approx. half a mile away); Pensacola’s First Lighthouse (approx. 0.6 miles U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Officers of the Uniformed Services Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Navy Seabees Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.