Near Pensacola Beach in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Beeﬁng Up Defenses
—Fort Pickens —
Erected by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 30° 19.704′ N, 87° 17.432′ W. Marker is near Pensacola Beach, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from Fort Pickens Road 9.8 miles from 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. Dueling with Confederates (here, next to this marker); Swatting Mosquitoes (here, next to this marker); Step Back in History (within shouting distance of this marker); Deadly Explosion Converting a Cannon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort within a Fort (about 400 feet away); Apache Prisoners (about 700 feet away); Colonial Power Struggle (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola Beach.
Also see . . . Mine Planter ships (Wikipedia article). (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.