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

Gen. Andrew Jackson

In This Plaza

 
 
Gen. Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. Gen. Andrew Jackson Marker
Inscription.
received West Florida from Spain
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
Spain 1559-1719+1723-1763+1783-1821
France 1719-1723
Great Britain 1763-1783
United States of America 1821-1861+1862-
Confederate State 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.
 
Location. 30° 24.51′ N, 87° 12.833′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Zarragossa Street and South Palafox Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 East Zarragossa Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America.
 
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.
Gen. Andrew Jackson bust image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. Gen. Andrew Jackson bust
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to Florida’s History (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pensacola Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The End of the Colonial Era in Florida (about 400 feet away); The Commanding Officer's Compound (about 400 feet away); Trader Jon's (about 500 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.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable EventsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Gen. Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, July 5, 2005
3. Gen. Andrew Jackson Marker
Gen. Andrew Jackson image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Gen. Andrew Jackson
Oil on canvas (1819) by Samuel Lovett Waldo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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