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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.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in the West Garden Street median. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 West Garden Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the First Methodist Church of Pensacola/Site of the San Carlos Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Michaelís Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chase Street (about 600 feet away); First Jewish House of Worship in Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Andrew Jackson Residence
Garden Street Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. Garden Street Marker Area
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Pensacola Opera House (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 22 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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