Near Pensacola Beach in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Converting a Cannon
—Fort Pickens —
Erected by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 30° 19.641′ N, 87° 17.433′ W. Marker is near Pensacola Beach, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from Fort Pickens Road 9.8 miles west of Pensacola Beach Boulevard (State Road 399). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fort Pickens Road, Gulf Breeze FL 32561, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort within a Fort (a few steps from this marker); Deadly Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Apache Prisoners (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Step Back in History (about 300 feet Swatting Mosquitoes (about 400 feet away); Dueling with Confederates (about 400 feet away); Beefing Up Defenses (about 400 feet away); Colonial Power Struggle (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola Beach.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Rodman gun. (Submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Military •
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 253 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.