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

Garden Street

(La Calle Jardin)

 
 
Garden Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. Garden Street Marker
Inscription.  So~named because under British, each purchaser of lots in the Old City (South of here) was given a plot with the corresponding number (North of here) on Conway Street for garden purposes. Lots were 80' x 278'. Section included present Garden Street between Spring Street (Washerwoman's Bayou) and Seventh Avenue (Cadet Bayou).
 
Erected 1955 by the Municipal Advertising Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 30° 24.769′ N, 87° 12.952′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of West Garden Street and North Palafox Street, on the left when traveling east on West Garden Street. Marker is in the West Garden Street median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 West Garden Street, 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. Pensacola Lunch Counter Sit-Ins (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Methodist Church of Pensacola/Site of the San Carlos Hotel (within
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shouting distance of this marker); St. Michael’s Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pensacola's Catholic Presence (about 400 feet away); Chase Street (about 600 feet away); First Jewish House of Worship in Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morrison Family Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Andrew Jackson Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Garden Street Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. Garden Street Marker Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 611 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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