Panama City in Bay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The St. Andrew Bay Saltworks
Erected 2003 by the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 1319 and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-477.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
Location. 30° 9.824′ N, 85° 40.948′ W. Marker is in Panama City, Florida, in Bay County. Marker is at the intersection of West Beach Drive (Business U.S. 98) and East Caroline Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on West Beach Drive. Located in James R. Asbell Park near Lake Caroline. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Panama City FL 32401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Andrew Skirmish (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Christo, Senior (approx. half a mile away); The Old Sentry (approx. 1.1 miles away); Salt Kettle (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Andrew(s) School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Robert Lee McKenzie's Home and Office (approx. 1½ miles away); The Gideon Versus Wainwright Case Panama City Airport (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panama City.
Also see . . .
1. Florida's Role in the Civil War. Alluded to in the marker text, Florida's major contribution to the Confederacy was supplies such as salt and foodstuffs. (Submitted on June 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Salt Works near St. Andrew Destroyed. New York Times article detailing one of Browne's raids. (Submitted on June 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,542 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.