Near Pensacola Beach in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fort within a Fort
—Fort Pickens —
Erected by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 30° 19.632′ N, 87° 17.435′ 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. Converting a Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Deadly Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Apache Prisoners Step Back in History (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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 . . . Fort Wiki article on Battery Pensacola. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military •
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 297 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.