Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Gen. Andrew Jackson
In This Plaza
and raised the flag of the U.S.
July 17, 1821
To recall the flags of five
nations which have been raised in
turn ten times over Pensacola
Great Britain 1763-1783
United States of America 1821-1861+1862-
Confederate States of America 1861-1862
Recalling that here was the center
of life of the town and of the
Province of West Florida during the
greater part of the Colonial Era
Erected 1935 by the Pensacola Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
Location. 30° 24.51′ N, 87° 12.833′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 East Zarragossa 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. Colonial Pensacola - Archaeology Brings History to Life (within shouting distance of this marker); William Dudley Chipley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Life and Legacy of T. T. Wentworth, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to Florida’s History (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Escambia County Court of Record Building (1912-1978)/Pensacola Little Theater-Pensacola Cultural (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pensacola Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A New Territory for the U.S. (about 300 feet away); The End of the Colonial Era in Florida (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
More about this marker. Located within the south end of Plaza Ferdinand VII park.
Also see . . . Transfer of Pensacola to the U.S. (Submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.